David Blalock

David Blalock in the Metropolitan Opera production of "Turandot." 

GREENSBORO — UNCG 2009 graduate David Blalock made his Metropolitan Opera debut in New York last  week in Puccini's "Turandot." 

At UNCG, Blalock was a student of Professor Carla LeFevre. He and his brother, Jonathan, were an important part of the voice and opera program there, school officials said.

David Blalock also won the Young Artist Division of the 2008 Charles A. Lynam Vocal Competition. He toured China with opera Professor David Holley and three other singers in the summer of 2009.