Sun Ho Kim

Assistant Professor of Music
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As a movement teacher for singers, I'm most interested in helping students reach the place where mind, body, movement, and voice are harmoniously integrated for both performance and everyday life.

Sun Ho Kim joined the Conservatory in 2013, and is an assistant professor of music specializing in movement for opera singers.

He gained extensive experience as dancer, actor, choreographer, and teacher in his native Korea. As a dancer, Kim worked in Boston with Boston Dance Collective and Prometheus Dance. In New York City, he worked at the Metropolitan Opera Ballet and New York City Opera Dance Company, and he performed as a principal dancer in John Adams’s opera Nixon in China (ballet The Red Detachment of Women) in various cities throughout the United States.

Kim has been a guest teacher at various dance festivals throughout the country, as well as in Asia and Europe. As a choreographer and artistic director of Sun Ho Kim & Dancers, he has presented his work at the Joyce Soho Theater in New York, Singapore DANZ Inc., Casa Asia Barcelona, Biennale Danza e Italia in Pesaro, Italy, and Harvard University, and for opera companies such as the Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Colorado, Minnesota Opera, and Washington National Opera. His work has been supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (2000, 2012) and the Daesan Foundation of Harvard University (1999, 2000). 

Kim earned an M.F.A. in dance (choreography emphasis) from Boston Conservatory in 1997. In addition to teaching at the Conservatory, he currently works as an assistant professor of dance and movement at Boston College.