Goitsemang Lehobye was born in Ga-Rankuwa, South Africa and first heard opera performed during a television broadcast. After finishing school, she followed her dream by joining the Black Tie Ensemble’s “Incubator” Scheme where she began learning the tools of the trade of being an opera singer.
In 2011, Goitsemang won a scholarship to study singing with Hanna van Niekerk and Prof. Kamal Khan at the University of Cape Town’s College of Music. Goitsemang moved to the USA at the beginning of 2017 to continue her studies at the University of Michigan with Prof. Daniel Washington. She completed her Master of Music in voice performance in 2018 and started her Specialist in Music in voice performance degree in 2019 at the University of Michigan. She has already performed in many of the University of Michigan productions and with big companies such as Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra and Minnesota Orchestra.
She is a talented performer with many years of professional experience giving strong live performances across the globe.
Gala concerts with Johan Botha and Neil Schicoff, SA
Porgy and Bess at Teatro Colon, Argentina
Porgy and Bess at Hill Auditorium, USA
La bohème, University of Michigan,USA
Soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra,USA
Soloist with the Montverde Academy, Florida , USA
Anna Chapekis Award, USA
South African Mbokodo Award, SA
SAMRO Indeginous Music Award, SA