Sonia Shiang-Yee Hsieh graduated from Middlebury with a joint degree in Dance and English. An accomplished violinist and dancer, she will be performing in Su Lian Tan's original chamber opera, Lotus Lives, in the fall of 2011. She met Su in her 'Performing Chamber Music' class where they quickly connected over their passion for collaborative musicality. Sonia feels honored to be a part of this exciting new opera. Currently, Sonia is living in San Francisco pursuing her interests in dance and music.