Shin-Yeong Noh

Department: Music

Adjunct Faculty in Music

  • Education
  • DM, Indiana University Bloomington
  • MM, Indiana University Bloomington
  • BM, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Areas of Specialty
  • Voice

Soprano Shin-Yeong Noh, a native of Seoul, South Korea, has been praised for her coloratura singing and dramatic gestures in operas and concerts throughout the United States, Europe and South Korea.

She has sung at Utah Lyric Opera Summer Festival, Bay View Summer Music Festival, Indiana University Opera Theater, New York Dramatic Voices and New Voices Opera, among others. She has performed numerous leading roles such as Zerbinetta (“Ariadne auf Naxos”), Queen of the Night (“The Magic Flute”), Sophie (“Der Rosenkavalier”), Oscar (“Un ballo in Maschera”), Madame Herz (“Impresario”), Lisette (“La Rondine”), Nannetta (“Falstaf”f), Gretel (“Hansel and Gretel”), Ginevra (“Ariodante”), and Poppea (“L’incoronazione di Poppea”). She is also an active musician for contemporary music. She has appeared in several new music premieres including Chappell Kingsland’s opera, Intoxication: America’s Love Affair with Oil.

Noh has been named as a winner and finalist in many competitions. She is a regional winner of the Belvedere International Singing Competition in 2017. She won first place at New Hampshire Opera Idol competition, second place at Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition, third place at NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Indiana Chapter State Audition, and Tribute Award from National Society of Arts and Letters competition. She has received fellowships and scholarships from Georgina Joshi Foundation, Jacobs School of Music, Illinois Opera League and C&K Porter.

Noh is a graduate of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, where she studied voice with Patricia Stiles and Teresa Kubiak. Her research interests include song literature and vocal pedagogy. Her recent research explores Emily Dickinson’s poetic imagery in 21st-century songs by Lori Laitman, Jake Heggie and Daron Hagen. She also studied and gave a lecture on women’s vocal health according to premenstrual syndrome, pregnancy and menopause.

Noh was appointed adjunct faculty at Susquehanna University in 2019 where she teaches lyric diction and voice lessons. 

Courses taught:

  • MUSC-009 Voice Lesson
  • MUSC-010 Voice Lesson
  • MUSC-084 Diction I