Sahoko Sato Timpone, a native of Tokyo, grew up in Germany and the United States. She has performed with Baltimore Opera, Syracuse Opera, Opera Maine, Tokyo Opera Nomori, Saito Kinen Festival, Seiji Ozawa Ongakujuku Opera, Berkshire Opera Company, Chautauqua Opera, Nevada Opera Theater. As a concert soloist she has appeared with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields at Carnegie Hall, and with the Seattle, Oregon, West Virginia, Chautauqua, Singapore, and Sapporo Symphonies. Her solo recital credits include Granada, Spain, upon winning the Spanish Song Competition and Bangkok, Thailand, sponsored by Nomura Cultural Foundation. She has also been a member of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus since 2012. She earned her degrees in vocal performance and in vocal pedagogy from New England Conservatory and Manhattan School of Music, and received her DMA from Rutgers University. She is the newly-appointed assistant professor of voice at Florida State University.