Yap Jin Hin recently completed his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Louisiana State University (LSU). A protégé of the noted American tenor, Robert Grayson, Jin Hin has appeared in leading roles with a number of opera companies in the USA. Among his performances are Anatol in Vanessa with the Nevada Opera; Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville; Tamino in The Magic Flute with both Opera Louisiane and the Acadiana Symphony. In 2012 he performed Rodolfo in La Bohème with Opera in the Ozarks. At the Italian festival La Musica Lirica he sang Alfredo in La Traviata. His wide-ranging repertoire includes performances of Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola, the title role in Romeo et Juliet, Narrator (Male Chorus) in Britten's The Rape of Lucretia.
Jin Hin has been active, as well, on the concert stage with appearances as featured soloist with the Baton Rouge Symphony and the Lake Charles Handel Society in Messiah; with the LSU Symphony in Rossini's Stabat Mater; and with the McNeese University Orchestra and Choirs in Dubois' The Seven Last Words of Christ.
A veteran of two young artist programs---Chicago Opera Theater and the Des Moines Metro Opera---Jin Hin has been a Regional Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera Auditions and has been a recipient of the Paul Groves Scholarship, named for the famed international tenor whose birthplace is Louisiana, and the Frances Greer Award, given by the estate of the renowned Metropolitan soprano.
Don José Carmen Eat Sing Travel (Malaysia) 2012
Rodolfo La Bohème Eat Sing Travel (Malaysia) 2012
Don Ramiro La Cenerentola LSU Opera 2012
Tamino The Magic Flute Opéra Louisiane 2011
Rodolfo La Bohème LSU Opera 2011
Anatol Vanessa Nevada Opera 2011
Count Almaviva The Barber of Seville Opéra Louisiane 2010
Alfredo La traviata La Musica Lirica 2010
Roméo Roméo et Juliette LSU Opera 2009
Monostatos The Magic Flute Opéra Louisiane 2008
Don Ottavio (Cover) Don Giovanni Chicago Opera Theater 2008
Alfredo La traviata LSU Opera 2008
Count Almaviva The Barber of Seville Acadiana Symphony 2007
Ferrando Così fan tutte LSU Opera 2006
Father Confessor Dialogues of the Carmelites LSU Opera 2006
Schmidt Werther LSU Opera 2005
King Kaspar Amahl and the Night Visitors United Methodist Church 2004
(Baton Rouge, LA)
Ferrando Così fan tutte Des Moines Metro Opera 2006
Nadir Les Pêcheurs des Perles Des Moines Metro Opera 2006