Lauren Barchi is a New York native who continues to perform throughout the tri-state area. Her most recent accomplishment was finishing her artist diploma in Opera from Rutgers University. She was last seen as Lady Billows in Albert Herring. Other roles include; Countess in Le Nozze Di Figaro, Blanche in Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites, La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi, Monica in The Medium and 1st Lady in The Magic Flute.
Ms. Barchi also enjoys recital and solo work. She was a guest artist at Anna Maria College in an all Bach recital. She has also been the Soprano Soloist in Les Noces by Igor Stravinsky with NYU chorale and the soloist for Touchstone by Scott Melillo with the Ridgewood Concert Band. Other favorite performances include; Jenny in There Once was a Girl named Jenny, a Kurt Weil review, and Aline in The Sorcerer with the Westchester Gilbert and Sullivan Group.
In addition to being an active performer, Lauren Barchi is a voice teacher in north and central Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Music in vocal performance and music education from Ithaca College and her Master of Music in vocal performance from New York University. While at NYU, she also received an advanced certificate in vocal pedagogy and taught voice lessons as an adjunct voice teacher. She studied with Eduardo Chama at Rutgers University, Jeremy Aye and Kim Gill at NYU and Brad Hougham and Deborah Lifton at Ithaca College.