Angela  Yoon
Assistant Professor of Voice
School of the Arts
Division of Music
Office: 413 Buchanan Hall
Email: yyoon@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2505

Coloratura soprano Angela Yoon has been known for her delightful and beautifully expansive voice and her ability to deliver texts through music. As a soprano soloist, she has been named as a winner and finalist in various competitions and has performed solos, recitals, and concerts as a guest artist throughout the United States, South Korea, Germany, and Canada. she has been featured on radio broadcasts and recordings such as National Public Radio (NPR) and appeared as the soloist and principal artist in oratorios, cantatas, and operas. Repertoire includes, Poulenc’s Gloria, Phan’s Vietnamese Requiem, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Handel’s Esther, Haydn's Nelson Mass and Missa Brevis St. Joannis de Deo, Willcock's Magnificat, Allegri's Miserere, Bach's St. John’s Passion, and Perez-Velazquez's Ídolos del Sueño. Some of the operatic roles performed include Kitty (The Last Savage), Thi Mao (The Tale of Lady ThịKính), La fée (Cendrillon), Madame Goldentrill (Impresario), Sandman (Hansel and Gretel), the Plaintiff (Trial by Jury), and Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance).

In 2019, she joined the faculty of Interlochen Summer Vocal Arts Program. Prior to Samford, she served as a voice faculty at Interlochen Center for the Arts and Baylor University as well as associate instructor position at Indiana University. As an educator, Yoon has had diverse experiences with musicians and non-musicians alike. Her voice major and musical theatre major students have been accepted to music schools in the U.S. and abroad as well as professional theatres. Non-musicians, too, have benefited from her expertise in vocal pedagogy and voice therapy, helping to place them in a nationally-syndicated broadcasting company.

Degrees and Certifications 

D.M., Indiana University
M.M., Indiana University 
B.M., Baylor University
A.A., McLennan Community College
2018 NATS Internship Program

Expertise

Voice
Voice Pedagogy
Diction
Early Music

Awards and Honors

NATS Foundation Barbara Doscher Award
Indiana University Georgina Joshi International Fellowship
NATS Artist Award Regional Second Place
MTNA National Young Artist Voice Competition Second Place
Classical Singer Competition Second Place
Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition Semifinalist