Ms. Kim has been the Principal Harpist of the Minnesota Opera since 2002. Ms.Kim has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, VocalEssence, The Singers, Rochester Philharmonic, Buffalo Philharmonic, New Haven Symphony, Minneapolis Pops, Minnesota Sinfonia and North Star/Skylark Opera. She has additionally performed in several internationally renown festivals such as Spoleto, Aspen, National Orchestral Institute and the Heidelberg Festival Orchestra in Germany.
Ms.Kim has toured the Midwest with Allied Concert Services and is a member of Trio Callisto, a Minneapolis based ensemble with flute, cello and harp. The trio has performed concerts throughout the Twin Cities, on Minnesota Public Radio and has been featured several times on National Public Radio's "Performance Today".
Her awards include First Prize in the American Harp Society Ruth Lorraine Fellowship Competition and The American String Teachers Solo Competition.
Ms. Kim has taught at MacPhail Center for the Arts, Gustavus Adolphus College and Schmitt Music Company.
Ms. Kim is a 1993 Master of Music graduate of the Yale University School of Music. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music in addition to completing preparatory work at the Manhattan School of Music. She has studied with Nancy Allen, Kathleen Bride, Eileen Malone, Gloria Agostini and Kathy Kienzle.
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