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Jensen’s sweet soprano was surprisingly versatile..

Jensen’s command over her vocal presence, mixed with her evolving character...created a palpable and heartrending performance.


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Boston Lyric Opera
Emerging Artist


Emily joins Boston Lyric Opera's

Jane and Steven Akin Emerging Artists program

for the 2023-2024 season


April 26th

Hawaii Opera Theatre
La bohème


Emily is thrilled to make her role and house debut as Mimi in La bohème.

Friday, April 26th, 2024 - 7PM

Waikiki Shell


April 28th

Hawaii Opera Theatre
La bohème


Emily is thrilled to make her role and house debut as Mimi in La bohème.

Sunday, April 28th, 2024 - 7PM

Waikiki Shell

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Butterfly (cover)

Boston Lyric Opera

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Emily covered the title role of Madama Butterfly at

Boston Lyric Opera

Director: Phil Chan

Conductor: David Angus

Dramaturg & Artistic Advisor: Nina Yoshida Nelsen


Due to unforeseen circumstances, Emily stepped in last-minute for the final few weeks of rehearsal.

Emily sang the complete role of Cio-Cio-san for the Sitzprobe. She also participated in the final room run and all piano tech rehearsals leading up to the final piano dress rehearsal.



Olga Forrai Foundation

New grantee

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Emily is thrilled to be chosen as a new grantee of

The Olga Forrai Foundation

This career grant will help to support her role preparation for the upcoming season (2023-2024)



Competition Season 2023

May 2023


Emily participated in the

Jensen Foundation Vocal competition


Giulio Gari Foundation Vocal Competition




Guest Artist

Pensacola Opera


Emily returned to Pensacola Opera as a Guest Artist for their 2022 Jukebox Gala.

She was previously an Artist in Residence there last season (2021-2022).



Apprentice Artist

Chautauqua Opera

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Emily joined Chautauqua Opera as an Apprentice Artist where she covered the title role of Tosca. She sang the role of Angel More in "The Mother of Us All," while covering the principal role of Susan B Anthony.

She also participated in the workshop of Derek Bermel & Sandra Cisneros' opera The House on Mango Street, preparing the role of Cathy, Queen of Cats.

Artwork by Alex Charner



Competition Season 2022

March - May 2022


Emily was a semi-finalist this season:

Annapolis Opera Vocal competition

Opera San Jose, Irene Dalis Vocal Competition



Emily was grateful to participate in this year's competition:

Loren L. Zachary competition

Gerda Lissner Foundation Intl Vocal Competition

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Artist in Residence

Pensacola Opera

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Emily completed the 2021-2022 season as an Artist in Residence 

with Pensacola Opera at the end of March. 

She is so grateful to the company & community for a wonderful season.



Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Pensacola Opera

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ll Barbiere di Siviglia production at Pensacola Opera.

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Stage Director: Frances Rabalais

Conductor: Jerome Shannon



The Magic Flute

Pensacola Opera

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Emily made her role and main stage debut as a member of the Artists in Residence program at Pensacola Opera in their production of Mozart's The Magic Flute 

as First Lady.  

She covered the role of Pamina, as well.

Stage Director: Dennis Whitehead Darling

Conductor: Cody Martin

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