FREE Lunchtime Concert: Jooyoung Kim (Piano)
Pianists of the World Series
Haydn – Sonata for Piano in C
Rachmaninov – Variations on a Theme of Corelli
Liszt – Selections of Grandes Études de Paganini
Pianist Jooyoung Kim has been critically acclaimed on international stages for her dazzling technique and superb musicianship. Since making her debut at the age of twelve as a soloist with the Korean Symphony Orchestra, Ms. Kim has presented numerous solo and chamber recitals on a number of notable concert series in such prestigious venues throughout Asia, Europe, and the United States. She has appeared as a soloist with many orchestras including the Korean Symphony Orchestra, Yonsei Sinfonietta, Yale University Symphony Orchestra, and the Ball State Symphony Orchestra, among others. Her performances have been broadcasted live on the radio stations in the U.S. Ms. Kim has won top prizes in numerous national and international competitions including the Joong-Ang National Music Competition, the Kingsville International Piano Competition, the IBLA Grand Prize International Competition, Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Competition, Ball State University Graduate Concerto Competition, the International Beethoven Piano Sonata Competition, the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, the Montpelier Art Recital Competition, and the Taneev International Chamber Ensemble Competition in Russia.
As an active recitalist, soloist, and chamber musician, Ms. Kim has presented in various music festivals and conferences including Spain International Piano Festival, Courchevel International Music Festival, Internationale Klavierakademie Murrhardt, Benefic Chamber Music Camp, Festival of New Music, Wisconsin Flute Festival, Florida Flute Convention, Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention, and Aria International Summer Academy. Ms. Kim’s passion for contemporary music has led her to numerous opportunities to collaborate with composers and perform premieres of new music nationally and internationally.
Ms. Kim earned degrees with top honors in piano performance from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, the Universität der Künste in Berlin, Germany, and Ball State University. Ms. Kim is Adjunct Piano Professor and Collaborative Pianist at Indiana Wesleyan University as well as a founding member of Trio Harmonia. Ms. Kim is an artist of Classics Alive Artists management.