Kimberly Adam’s BIO
Kimberly Alexandra Adam (Kimmi) is an 18 year-old soprano born in the Philippines. She studied at the Villa Maria Academy High School in Malvern, Pennsylvania and is also presently a Voice student at The Juilliard School under their Precollege program where she is privileged to be under the tutelage of Ms. Lorraine Nubar, Mr. Jorge Parodi, Ms. Cynthia Sanners, and Ms. Sooyeon Kim. She was also a student of Ms. Lisa Willson DeNolfo during her 2022 Willson Vocal Boot Camp under the Primavera Foundation where Kimmi is grantee. She recently took and pass the GED High School Equivalency test and received her transcript. Kimberly recently competed and won the Irving Ludwig Competition and is set to perform on March 26, 2023 with the Grammy-nominated Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra. Kimberly is also the recipient of the 2022 Bruce Montgomery Foundation’s Springboard grant. Kimmi has always dreamed of becoming an opera singer and an actress in Broadway. She has been singing since she was 10 years-old, but has been training classically since she was twelve. She is a member of the Philippine Opera Company’s Young Artists Series and is the youngest member of OperaJuan. She was featured as Main Line Student of the Week for the month of September in 2021. She won first place and Most Promising Sophomore in the 2022 Schmidt Vocal Competition held on March 12, 2022 at Temple University in Philadelphia. She went on to join the National Schmidt Vocal Competition held last June 2022 at the Sarasota Opera House in Sarasota Florida where she was one of the 13 finalist and one of the four special prize awardee. Kimberly was awarded the 2021 George London grant for Juilliard Precollege students, which she also won in 2019. She won first place in the Elite International Music Competition for voice held on December 2021 with a perfect rating of 30/30 and is set to perform her winning piece during the Winner’s recital concert to be held at the Menkin Recital Hall of the Kauffman Center in New York in April 2022. She also won first in the Crescendo International Music Competition for the voice category last December 2021 and performed in their Winner’s recital on February 14, 2022 at the Weill Recital Hall of the Carnegie Hall. She was the first prize winner of the Warminster Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition Youth Division and performed with the Warminster Symphony Orchestra during their Holiday Traditions Concert. She won Grand Prix in this year’s Music Fest Rising Talents Competition 2021. She placed second in the Music of America Vocal Competition of the Great Composers Competition Series 2021. She won second place in the American Classical Young Musician Competition held on September 2021 competing against young musicians from 40 different countries. She was recently chosen as this year’s winner of the Tri-County Youth Festival for Voice - Senior Division. She hopes to pursue further studies in Music either in New York or in Philadelphia, hopefully fulfilling her aspirations of becoming a great opera singer following the footsteps of her idols Maria Callas, Victoria delos Angeles, Montserrat Caballe, Anna Moffo, and others.