Personal profile


• Sunwha art high school (1980)
• Bachelor of vocal in Seoul National University, Korea (1987 )
• Diploma, Conservatorio di Torento, Italia / Diplome Superieur de Concertiste (with honor) (2002)
• Consertiste de Chant of Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, France (with honor) ( 2008)
• Completion of Wien Musik Hochschule, Austria ( 2004-2005)

Professional Experience

Academic Appointments
• 1999- present, Professor of vocal, College of Arts and Physical Education, University of Seoul

Professional Appointments
• Opera singer, Rossini Opera Festival (1990)
• Opera singer, Associacio’ d’amicis del’opera de Sabadell (1991)
• Opera singer, Fondazione Accademia Musicale Chisiana (1995-1996)
• Opera singer, Fondazione Arturo Toscanini (1996-1997)

Awards, Fellowship and Honors
• Presidential prize, Vocal Music Competition of Korea (1985)
• Sencond prize of vocal, Joongang Music Concours (1986)
• Second prize and Premio “La Traviata ”, Concurs internacional de Cant F.Vinas, Barcelona, Spain (1990)
• First prize, Buseto “Cocorso internazione voce Verdiane, Italy (1996)
• Grand prize, Seoul chamber- Opera Festival (2000)
• Prize for Korean Musicians, The Music Association of Korea (2008)
• Commendation of minister of the Ministry of Culture (2011)
• Achievement award, Federation of Korea Music Performers (2014)
• Grand Prize for Korean Musicians, The Music Association of Korea (2015)
• Award for excellence in research, University of Seoul ( 2006, 2008 )
• Award for excellence in teaching, University of Seoul ( 2004, 2005, 2006,2007, 2009)
• Award for the best professor in teaching, University of Seoul (2011)

Professional Membership
• Director, The Music Association of Korea (2006-2008)
• Vice-chairman of directors, The Music Association of Korea (2009-present)
• Operation committee member, Korea International Music Festival (2009-present)
• Operation committee member, International Art song Festival (2013-present)
• Judge, International Francesco Paolo Tosti Singing Competition (Italy, Japan, 2006,2010)

Research Interests


Major Research Achievements

Solo Album
• "La Vita" with Münchner Symphoniker Orchestram, Germany
• "Thanks" with The Russian Bolschoi Choir
• "Tosti Songs", published by Korea Collaborative Pianist Association
• “Star and Dong-ju”, New collection of songs of Dal-Sung Kim