Extension Division

Lauren Barchi has been a teacher and performer in the New York City/ New Jersey area for almost ten years. She is currently going to Rutgers University for an Artist Diploma in Opera. While at Rutgers she has been seen as La chouette in L’enfant et les sortilèges and Blanche in Dialogues des Carmélites.

Born in South Korea, Sharon began playing the violin at 2 years old. She moved to Austria and when she was fifteen and became the youngest student to enroll in the University for Darstellende Kunst Wien earning her Bachelor of Music, Master of Arts degrees, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Violin Performance. 
She went on to earn her Artist Diploma Certificate at Yale School of Music with a full scholarship. Ms. Cho has recently completed a Doctorate in Musical Arts at Rutgers University receiving honors and a full scholarship.