San-ky Kim

Professor of Voice and Opera
Ed Landreth Hall 223 | 817-257-7762


BA and BM, Australian National University
MM, Curtis Institute of Music
DMA, Temple University

Courses Taught

Studio Voice;
Song Literature;
Opera Literature;
Lyric Diction for Singers;
Opera Workshop

Areas of Focus

Art Song Literature (German, Czech, Russian, and Lithuanian); Romanticism; Opera History; Contemporary Opera Literature

Following his debut with the Philadelphia Opera Company, tenor San-ky Kim’s career led to Europe, performing in Helsinki, Biel, Bern, Amsterdam, Brussels, Ghent, Lisbon, and Prague before settling in Germany. At the Czech National Opera in Prague, San-ky essayed all of Mozart’s lyric tenor heros, as well as Italian Bel Canto roles of Rossini and Donizetti. San-ky has performed more than 40 major tenor operatic roles throughout the world. San-ky has taught at TCU since 2005 and his research focuses on modern European Art Song repertoire. San-ky served as a Fulbright Scholar visiting professor at Vytautas Magnus University in Lithuania during 2015-16 academic year.

Anthology of the 20th century Lithuanian Art Songs

Lecture Recital, TEXOMA NATS convention, November 2017

TV appearance, LTR channel 1, Duokim Garo, Lithuania, 2016

Beethoven 9th symphony, Plano Symphony Orchestra, April 2016

Fulbright Scholar: 2015-2016

Finalist, Pavarotti International Singing Competition 1991

NATS Intern Program


College Music Society

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