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Dr. Shudong Braamse

School of Music

Adjunct Professor of Voice


Doctor of Musical Arts, Vocal Performance, Michigan State University
Master of Music, Vocal Performance, Michigan State University


Dr. Shudong Braamse has appeared on stages in Canada, Italy, Austria, Finland, Estonia, Spain, Latvia, Singapore, Taiwan, and China. She has performed as Lucy in The Telephone, Sally in Thomas and Sally, and Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore. As a recitalist, she has premiered several works by Asian and American composers, including Huaihua’s “I Wish I Were a Little Light Boat,” Dr. Gary Nash’s song cycle, Peace, Love and Prosperity, and Michael Bulychev-Okser’s Spanish art song “Romance de la Luna.” Shudong regularly performs and gives master classes in China.

The books she has translated, Complete Preparation: A Guide to Auditioning for Opera, written by Joan Dornemann, and Basics of Vocal Pedagogy by Dr. Clifton Ware, have been published by People’s Music Publishing House in Beijing, China.

Her recording, Silvery Night, introduces American listeners to the songs of Yao Qi, a composer from Singapore. Her second album, a collaboration with Dr. Charles Hulin, Voix Suprême: French Art Songs by Jules Massenet, as a top digital album on the Navona label in spring of 2017. The album also received airplay from radio stations such as KALX (UC Berkeley), WRUV (Vermont), and KMUN (Oregon). Shudong’s Spanish album, recorded with Teresa Ancaya and Dr. Robert Phillips, Sueños de España, was released by Navona Records in February of 2019 and received a gold medal in March of 2019 from Global Music Awards.

Shudong completed her M.M. and D.M.A. in vocal Performance from Michigan State University and has been serving Southeastern since 2002. She is also a teaching artist of the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Acqui Terme, Italy.