Violin - Concertmaster, Daenjeon Philharmonic Orchestra, Korea
Praised as a “brilliant young violinist” by Ensemble-Music & Vision Magazine, Mr. Kim was the recipient of the Jascha Heifetz Scholarship from the Indiana University School of Music, the J. C. Hulsteyn award from the Peabody Conservatory, and the Hulvik Development Fund from the Richmond Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Kim started his violin studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid, Spain and furthered his education at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Peabody Conservatory, and Indiana University. At Indiana University, he led the Philharmonic Orchestra and worked at the same time as concertmaster of the Columbus Philharmonic Orchestra in Indiana.
Mr. Kim participated at various festivals including the Sarasota Music Festival, Banff Chamber Music Festival, Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival and the National Arts Center Young Artists Program with Pinchas Zukerman. Mostly recently, he was invited to the Euro Music Festival in Wuppertal, Germany and the Vianden International Music Festival in Luxembourg.