Lauren Auge

Soprano Lauren Auge, made Kansas City her home in 2017 during her time as a Resident Artist with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City. Highlights included her operatic debut at the Kauffman Center in Verdi’s Rigoletto, a recital series of American song composers, and a collaboration with the New York Festival of Song. Recent years have shown her success in a number of classical competitions. She was named a Semi-Finalist in the Loren L. Zachary National Competition and the SAS Performing Arts Vocal Competition, a 2nd place winner in Piccola Opera’s Opera Idol competition and was a winning finalist in NYIOP’s International Anonymous Project. In 2019 Lauren was a featured Fellowship Artist with the Atlantic Music Festival in Maine collaborating with celebrated pianist, Arlene Shrut. International projects have included her debut in the Czech Republic as a Voice Fellow with Opernfest Prague, as well as time in China as a Young Artist with the iSing International Festival that culminated in debut performances in Suzhou, Shanghai, and Beijing at the illustrious National Center for the Performing Arts. Recent projects saw Lauren take on the challenging heroine, Leonora, in Verdi’s Il Trovatore with KC Festival Opera and back to back concert performances of Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro with Opus 76. In addition to her performing, Lauren has a full studio as a Professor of Voice at Kansas City Kansas Community College, teaches privately across the Kansas City metro, music directs with Storybook Theatre and is the alto section leader and assistant conductor of the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Choir.