Education and Background
Jin-Hee Kim studied voice and piano at Seoul National University, while she pursued her bachelor degree in music. She received her masters and doctoral degree in vocal performance from University of Minnesota and her diploma of ABRSM in piano performance.
Jin-Hee has won many competitions including the Schubert Club Competition, Minnesota National Association of Teachers Competition, Art Song Festival Competition, Bay Area NATS Competition, and the East Bay Opera League Competition. She was also a finalist in the National Opera Association Competition. She performed with San Francisco Lyric Opera, Capitol opera Sacramento and Golden West Opera. She also has given numerous recitals in Seoul, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Irvine, San Francisco, and throughout the Bay Area as a singer and a piano accompanist.
Jin-Hee’s students have been involved with local musical theatre shows; have received scholarships or awards from many competitions, and have received excellent scores in their ABRSM exams.
“My pleasure comes from hearing my students learn and improve-and from having them enjoy their music.”