Assistant Professor

Voice, Opera, Music Theatre

(904) 256-7389


Kimberly Beasley, Assistant Professor of Voice, holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Theatre from the University of Colorado, a Master of Music from Valparaiso University and a Certificate of Vocal Performance from Northwestern University where she studied with Sunny Joy Langton and coached with Sherrill Milnes.  Singing in all styles, she has performed with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, the Northwest Festival Orchestra in Chicago, Southwest Michigan Symphony, Elmhurst Symphony, the Northwest Indiana Symphony, DuPage Opera Theatre, the New Philharmonic Orchestra, Light Opera Works, Music at Main, Friday Musicale, Jacksonville University Orchestra, and the Grant Park Symphony Chorus and the Lyric Opera of Chicago Chorus at venues such as the Times-Union Center in Jacksonville, the Star Plaza in Indiana, Chicago’s Millennium Park , and the Civic Opera House in Chicago.  Roles include Solvieg, Micaëla, Dorine, Serpina, Rosina, Cinderella, Angelica, Josephine, and Ciao-ciao San in productions of Cavalleria Rusticana, Fidelio, Turandot, Peer Gynt, Into the Woods, Suor Angelica, Barber of Seville, Tartuffe, H.M.S. Pinafore, Carmen, and Madama Butterfly. She is also an avid recitalist, performing all over Jacksonville as well as in concerts and recitals from Chicago to Colorado.  Kimberly also serves as a stage and music director for musicals and operas.  She was the music director, to critical acclaim, of Last Five Years for OneTheatre in Chicago and in 2011, stage directed Little Women, the Musical for Jacksonville University which won awards for Best Actor and Best Lighting Design from Broadway World.

Advanced Performance Certificate in Voice, Northewestern University

Master of Music, Valparaiso

Bachelor of Music Theatre, University of Colorado