Tshegofatso Moeng, baritone
Baritone Tshegofatso Moeng, from Johannesburg, South Africa, is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Opera Performance at the University of Maryland as a member of the Maryland Opera Studio. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and Composition from University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He made his operatic debut in the chorus of Maryland Opera Studio’s 2015 spring production of Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortileges. In the 2015-2016 Season, he will be involved in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Blitzstein’s Regina with Maryland Opera Studio and in Verdi’s La Traviata with Ash Lawn Opera. He was a finalist in UMD’s Concerto Competition for 2015. In 2016, Mr. Moeng was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to study in the United States. Other awards from University of the Witwatersrand include The Elizabeth Cornell Prize and SAMRO Vocal Prize. Mr. Moeng currently studies voice with Professor Dominic Cossa.