Lynn Baker is an assistant conductor and English diction coach at New York City Opera. She also serves as coach for vocal works staged by New York City Ballet. She has been on the coaching staff of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Institute of Music, Leonard Bernstein: Best of All Possible Worlds Festival, the Renata Scotto Opera Academy, The Juilliard Opera Center, Opera New Jersey, Bard SummerScapes Festival, Gotham Chamber Opera, Washington National Opera, Spoleto Festival USA, Opera Delaware, American Opera Projects, Tulsa Opera, and Des Moines Metro Opera. She is a frequent collaborative recitalist and an avid performer of new and contemporary opera and art song, and has performed in such venues as the John F. Kennedy Center, the Pierpont Morgan Library and the East Room of the White House. She is also an associate editor for transcriptions for the International Dialects of English Archive. This is her fifth opportunity to work with the Seattle Opera Young Artists Program.