Korean-American tenor Sammy Huh is an accomplished performer and teacher based in the Mid-Atlantic Region. He has received praise for his “delectable top notes” (DC Metro Theatre Arts) and a voice described as “powerful . . . conjuring up an extraordinarily delicate sweetness” (Communities Digital News). He received his Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School and Master of Music with the University of Maryland-Opera Studio. A dedicated educator, he teaches voice and directs the Opera Workshop Ensemble at University of Maryland – Baltimore County while maintaining an active private studio.
Mr. Huh has made operatic and concert appearances with companies nationwide. Institutions include Chautauqua Opera Company, Aspen Opera Theatre Center, Opera Camerata of Washington, The In-Series Opera, The Virginia Consort, Maryland Opera Studio, Washington Opera Society, Juilliard Opera, Central Maryland Chorale and President’s Residence at University of Maryland. He has presented recitals at venues such as Lincoln Center – Alice Tully Hall, Washington College, Arts Club of Washington, Embassy of South Korea, The Mansion at Strathmore and Smithsonian American Art Museum – Renwick Gallery. He received his apprenticeship training at young artist programs such as Chautauqua Opera Company, Aspen Opera Theatre Center, and Manhattan Summer Voice Festival.
As an ensemble artist, he sings with the Washington National Opera at Kennedy Center, Washington Concert Opera, and is a member of the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA). The Metropolitan Opera and Juilliard Opera‘s co-production of Gluck’s Armide. He has sung in masterclasses with Daniel Ferro, Malcolm Martineau, Mignon Dunn, Mark Padmore, and Anne Manson. He is the recipient of awards from the Enrico Caruso Memorial Scholarship, National Society of Arts and Letters, Young Singers Foundation and the Lucrezia Bori Grant.
BM – The Juilliard School
MM – University of Maryland – Opera Studio