American soprano Kimberly Monzón has been delighting audiences in regional opera houses and concert halls throughout the country. She most recently made a role debut as Magda in LA RONDINE, was the soprano soloist in CARMINA BURANA, the sang the title role in the world premiere of RAMALA by Charles Wakefield Cadman, all with the Ohio State Lyric Opera Theater. A champion of new music, Ms. Monzón has appeared as Lucy in A ROOM WITH A VIEW at Moores Opera Center. She made her mainstage debut with Pensacola Opera as Frasquita in CARMEN, and covered the title role in LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR.
A crossover artist, she has appeared with Opera Idaho in JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS and as Johanna in SWEENEY TODD and Lady Larken in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, both with Seagle Music Colony. Ms. Monzón starred as Serafina in IL CAMPANELLO DI NOTTE, and Zerbina in LA SERVA PADRONA with Spokane Opera. Other roles to the soprano´s credit include Tytania in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, and Erste Frau in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE.
Ms. Monzón is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Musical Arts Voice with a specialization in Singing Health at the Ohio State University under renowned teacher Robin Rice. She holds a Master of Music in Voice Performance from University of Houston, and a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.