Kimberly Hilton is a first year graduate student pursuing a Master's of Music in Vocal Performance. She also did her undergraduate work at Appalachain State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. Kimberly is a mezzo-soprano in ASU's graduate vocal group, Quintessential!, and is studying under the instruction of Dr. Joseph Amaya. This spring, Kimberly will be taking on the role of Cherubino in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro with Appalachian State University Opera Theater. This summer, she will be appearing with Chicago Summer Opera as La Zia Principessa in Puccini's Suor Angelica as well as a Portland Summer Opera production of Le Nozze di Figaro, this time as Marcellina.