Praised for his “unusually ethereal voice”, countertenor Min Sang Kim, in the operatic stages, performed the role of Oberon (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) with Hawaii Performing Arts Festival; Ottone (L’incoronazione di Poppea) with New York Lyric Opera; Endimione (La Calisto), Madame Haltière (Cendrillon), Ixion (La descente d’Orphée aux enfers) and Oberon (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) with Peabody Opera; Tolomeo (Giulio Cesare) with Pittsburgh Festival Opera; Secrecy, Mopsa (The Fairy Queen) with HPAF; Nerone (Agrippina) with Opera NEO; Ottone, Valetto (L’incoronazione di Poppea), Ascanio (Ascanio in Alba) and Giulio Cesare (Giulio Cesare) with Aspen Opera Center. In the concert stages, he performed with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Washington Bach Consort, Dolce Contento Ensemble, Washington National Cathedral, Peabody-Hopkins Chorus, American Bach Soloists, and Daegu Opera House among others. Also, he recently performed at prestigious concert stages including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Music Center at Strathmore and many others.
Kim is a winner of Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Capitol District, Annapolis Opera Competition, Camille Coloratura Awards, Saltworks Opera Competition, Concert Artists International Competition, Russell C. Wonderlic Competition, Baltimore Music Club Competition, Osaka International Music Competition and finalist of Renata Tebaldi International Voice Competition, Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg International Opera Competition and Vocal Arts DC Competition. He also has been awarded the Official Citation from the Maryland Legislative Asian-American and Pacific-Islander Caucus for promoting the art and assisting the most vulnerable in the immigrant community of Maryland.
Originally from South Korea, Min Sang Kim studied at the Juilliard School’s pre-college and received his Bachelor of Music degree at New England Conservatory with an academic honor. He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in voice at Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University where he also earned his Master of Music, and he was a recipient of George Woodhead Quasi-Endowed Scholarship and the G. Raymond Ziegler Endowed Scholarship during his residency at Peabody. Currently, he teaches at the Northern Virginia Community College and the Peabody Preparatory of the Johns Hopkins University.