Teresa Lin

Mezzo Soprano Teresa Lin is a Kirkland-based singer and voice teacher. She enjoys bringing classical music to non-traditional performance spaces; most recently staging a Shakespeare song recital in a botanical conservatory set as Shakespeare’s garden, and an opera aria concert at the Tacoma Maritime Museum. One of her favorite gigs is singing the National Anthem and she is a nine-season regular for the Seattle Mariners.

Teresa has performed as the alto soloist in Mozart’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, and Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ, and as the soprano soloist in the Rutter Requiem and Dubois’ Seven Last Words of Christ. At the Landestheater in Coburg, Germany she sang Texas (Cabaret), Nanette (Der Wildschütz), Ludmilla (Glückliche Reise) and Hattie (Kiss me Kate) in addition to ensemble roles with the Landestheater Opera Chorus. Back in the Pacific Northwest, she has sung Dinah (Trouble in Tahiti), Estrella/Frasquinella (La Perichole), Mutter (Der Jasager), Minerva (Orphée aux enfers), Papagena (Die Zauberflöte), L’Enfant (L’Enfant et les Sortiléges), and Beggar Woman (Sweeney Todd).

Teresa earned Masters degrees in Vocal Performance and Music History from the University of Washington. She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Vocal Performance and German from Washington State University, and studied abroad at the Mozarteum and the University of Salzburg in Austria. She has instructed music history and voice at the DigiPen Institute of Technology and music history at the Seattle Conservatory of Music.