Lena Marandi
VEM Ensemble, Soprano

Lena Yasmin Marandi is delighted to contribute to the VEM Ensemble as a soprano soloist. As a singer based in Los Angeles, Lena has performed with various local organizations such as Guild Opera Company, Pacific Opera Project, and Independent Opera Company. She placed in the Lyra New York Competition as well as the Southern California Philharmonic Young Artist Competition. Most recently, Lena was awarded an Opera Buffs Career Grant. Lena holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and is pursuing a Master of Music at UCLA.

Explore Other Degrees

Graduate study and training in choral, orchestral, or wind conducting
The study of global musical traditions through performance training, research, and field work
Global Jazz Studies
Jazz performance and musicianship courses are paired with African American Studies
Music Composition
Mentorship in the creation and realization of music for concerts, opera, and visual media
Music Education
Preparation for music educators leading to a BA and teaching credential in just four years
Music Industry
A leadership-focused professional degree which prepares students to transform the creative, entrepreneurial, and executive structures of the music industry
The scholarly study of the histories, cultures, and critical interpretations of music and music-making
Music Performance
Study and training towards professional performance careers in Western classical music