Lauren Sawyer is a dramatic soprano who has performed grand opera all over the world in cities such as Berlin, Germany, New York City, Los Angeles and recently with members of the Symphonique Orchestre de Montreal. An accomplished vocal technician, Lauren is the Founder of Boulder Music Institute in Boulder, Colorado and New York City, where her students are attending some of the top conservatories in the country: Eastman School of Music, Oberlin and Berklee School of Music. Her students are finalists in international competitions, such as The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Classical Singer Competition, Schmidt Youth Competition, and are singing in major opera houses and symphonies that include Washington National Opera, Central City Opera, Virginia Opera, Sarasota Opera, Anchorage Opera, Fairbanks Opera, New York Lyric Opera, Anchorage Symphony, Colorado Symphony and Boulder Symphony. Her passion is helping singers develop a strong vocal technique so that they can be creatively expressive with their instrument. Her relationships with talent agencies, symphonies and opera houses in the United States and Europe have helped many singers launch their careers. Her husband, Greg, and daughters, Elizabeth, Kimberly and Aria are her inspiration and the great loves of her life.