Soprano Jumi Kim
Performer & Voice Teacher
Jumi Kim, Soprano
D.A., Ball State University
M.M., Indiana University
B.M., Ewha Woman’s University
Current Voice Faculty at Cuesta College in
San Luis Obispo, CA
Jumi Kim, soprano, has been a featured soloist at concerts, including Messiah with The Ball State Symphony Orchestra and in Hodie by Vaughn Williams with The Muncie Symphony Orchestra. Her recent solo performances include Vivaldi Gloria and Mozart Requiem with Santa Ynez Valley Master Chorale and Orchestra, Pergolesi Stabat Mater with Brillante Chamber Ensemble, Bach Church Cantata, BWV 51 and Bach Magnificat with Symphony of the Vines on the Central Coast. She also appeared as a guest artist at the 50 Anniversary of MLK Jr. Symphony of Brotherhood Concert in Los Angeles.
Ms. Kim joined Opera SLO in the role of high priestess for their 2014 production of Aida and will return to perform a role of Lola from Cavalleria Rusticana this fall. During her studies she performed various operatic roles including Suzel in Mascagni’s L’amico Fritz, Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Countess in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto, and Cio-Cio San in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.
Ms. Kim currently teaches voice at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo. She previously taught voice at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion and IPFW (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne). Ms. Kim received her doctoral degree in vocal performance from Ball State University. She also received her master’s from Indiana University and her bachelor’s degree from Ewha Woman’s University in Seoul, Korea.