Kim Roberts '98

Associate Professor of Music - Voice

Email:
kim.roberts@simpson.edu
Phone Number:
515-961-1572
Office Location:
ARMC 3

Dr. Kimberly Roberts teaches Applied Voice and Co-Directs the Simpson College Madrigal Singers. She received both a Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance from Louisiana State University, and a Bachelor of Music in Education from Simpson College.

Dr. Roberts was a regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and has performed with the Oklahoma City Symphony, Canterbury Chorale, Acadiana Symphony, Ft. Smith Symphony, Orchestra Iowa, and the Des Moines Metro Opera. Repertoire includes Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Magda in La Rondine, Magda in The Consul, the title role in Susannah, as well as the soprano soloist in Strauss’ Vier Letzte Lieder, Barber’s Andromache’s Farewell and Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Handel’s Messiah, Verdi’s Requiem, Bach’s Magnificat, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, and Rutter’s Requiem.

Committed to success, Dr. Roberts’ students are frequent finalists in state, regional, and even national levels of various NATS competitions, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and MTNA competitions. She believes in developing the entire person and strives to help her students find their place in the world of music.

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