Miah Im, head coach Back To Artist-Faculty
Miah Im is a leading opera pedagogue and professional opera coach, and she returns to Aspen as head coach of the new Aspen Opera Theater and VocalARTS program. Im has a deep connection with the AMFS, having attended as a fellowship student; she later served on faculty as an opera coach. Im is the new Opera Studies director at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. Im also recently joined the Houston Grand Opera (HGO) as the studio music director after four years as the head of music staff for the Los Angeles Opera. In addition to her new role at HGO, Im has also been a staff member for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Ravinia Music Festival, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, The Juilliard School, and the Centre for Opera Studies in Italy.