Kate Kim

Private Instructor - Piano

Korean American pianist Kate Kim studied at Korea National University of Arts Pre-College with Dae-Jin Kim in Korea. Kim’s first public debut was at Young San Art Hall with the Prime Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of 11. Kim won several competitions and performed several solos with orchestras as well.

In 2003, Kim immigrated to the US and studied at The Juilliard Pre-college with Victory Mushkatkol and Matti Raekallio. Kim received an award at the New York Music Competition and performed at the Weill Recital Hall inside Carnegie Hall. Kim and her chamber group was selected by the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society and performed at Lincoln Center.

Kim studied with various artists and performed in several festivals, including, France Music Festival, Orford Music Festival, Piano Summer in New Paltz, Manhattan in the mountain and Brevard Music Festival.

Kim has completed her Bachelor degree at the New England Conservatory, studying under Alexander Korsantia. While attending NEC, Kim received the Bertha L. Harris Scholarship. Kim then received her Master’s degree at Manhattan School of Music, studying under Joanne Polk. Currently, Kim is in the process of getting her DMA at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, studying under Dr. Min Kwon.

Kim has been the director of the Holy Name Hospital Benefit Concert and the Five Star Living Care Community Artist since 2007. Kim is part of the NY String Academy faculty but also teaches privately as well. In addition, Kim has been a steady and dedicated volunteer performer at the Buckingham Norwood Care and Rehabilitation Center since 2006.