Soprano Dohee Kim was born in Korea. She started her musical career at age 6, participating in young artist singing contests and winning several prizes. She studied singing and entered Kyunghee University School of Music with a scholarship.
After she got both bachelor and master degrees from Kyunghee University School of Music, she started vocal teaching at a music school. Till this day, she has over 20 years of teaching experience in vocal. Her students had won tons of different awards in all kinds of competitions both in Korea and in the States.
Additionally she has continually honed her vocal skills in lessons with various teachers, Ms. Mary Curtis-Verna of the University of Washington being the most influential. She also went to Italy twice to get the vocal training diploma in both 1988 and 1992.
Dohee made her successful debut in 2006 performing Cio-Cio-San(Butterfly) in Madama Butterfly with Lyric Opera Northwest. Since her successful debut, she has sung Violetta in La Traviata(2007), Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro(2009), Nedda in Pagliacci(2009), Mimi in La Boheme(2011) and Michaela in Carmen(2013), Cio-Cio-San(Butterfly) in Madama Butterfly(2015), and Gilda in Rigoletto(2015), Violetta in La Traviata (2017).