Arabella Hong-Young is a Juilliard graduate. As a classical concert singer, she has won seven major music awards and has toured in concert throughout the United States, Europe, South America, and the West Indies. The original role of Helen Chiao and song "Love, Look Away" was created for her in "The Flower Drum Song" by Rodgers and Hammerstein on Broadway. She has taught voice and acting at Berghof Studios for 30 years and privately for 45 years. She has her own master class in New York City called "The Singer's Connection" which is an Agent & Casting Director Workshop for Musical Theatre Singers '." Ms. Hong-Young has produced special workshops on musical theater for colleges and lectured many times at Juilliard on such topics as, "That Special Thing" (becoming the artist), "How to Use Your Fear to Empower Your Performance" and "Zen in the Art of Studying Singin." She is the author of her revised edition of "SINGING PROFESSIONALLY" -a book on studying singing.
C""Miss Hong-Young develops a sensitivity & professionalism in her students that shines through in their performances." ......John Kander, 'Chicago'
"Ms. Hong-Young was herself aClassical Singer whom Richard Rodgers chose for his Broadway musical, THE FLOWER DRUM SONG. He taught her how to approach the music he had written for her with the truth and simplicity that generates real greatness on the stage. (Talk about learning for the Masters!) And she has been sharing all she has learned in her own illustrious career every since. ToTo meet her is to be amazed. To work with her is to be transported. To discover the truth in one's art is to be set free. All of this Arabella Hong-Young. ......Bruce Pomahac, Director of Music, Rodgers & Hammersteinikkkkklick here to add text.