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Hyojin Ellen Kim

Violin

Hyojin Ellen Kim

Violinist Hyojin Ellen Kim has established a remarkable career showing great promise as an
international performer, appearing on world-wide stages such as the Carnegie Hall, Alice
Tully Hall, Herkulessaal, Smetana Hall, Seoul Arts Center, Lotte Arts Center, and more.
By invitation at 13 years old, Kim performed with the Moravian Philharmonic at the Smetana
Hall, Prague in 2011, and also with the Münchner Kammerphilharmonie dacapo at the
Herkulessaal, Munich in 2018–a successful, sold-out concert. Kim also made her New York
debut with the Mid-Atlantic Philharmonic Orchestra at the Merkin Hall, New York. Most
recently, she was invited to the Palace Theater of the Schöbrunn Palace in Vienna to perform
Mozart’s violin concerto with the Szolnok Symphony Orchestra.
After spending her early academic years in Korea attending the prestigious Yewon School,
Seoul Arts High School, and Seoul National University, Kim moved to New York to attend
the Juilliard School. After graduating from Juilliard with her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree
in 2023 as the Accelerated BM/MM program fellow, she is now continuing her studies at the
Graduate Center at City University of New York for her Doctor of Musical Arts degree.
Accolades to her name include prizes received in Korea, in the Eumak-Chunchu Competition,
Korea’s Herald Competition, Sunjung Competition, Yewon Competition, and the Seoul
Chamber Music Competition, to name but a few. Kim received the esteemed Lee Dae Woong
Scholarship with a career grant for her further studies.
Kim was invited to the Festival Academy Budapest and worked with Mihaela Martin, ClaraJumi Kang, Hagai Shaham, and Dora Schwarzberg, and also has worked with Martin Beaver,
Simon James, Catherine Cho, and Ida Kavafian, in Sounding Point Academy and Vivace
Matera festival.
As an avid chamber musician, she participated in various chamber projects including the
world-renowned ensemble group Sejong Soloists on their tour with mezzo-soprano Joyce
Didonato and tenor Ian Bostridge, the New Juilliard Ensemble at the Alice Tully Hall,
moreover several contemporary music premieres as a part of the Faculty recitals at Juilliard.
She played several chamber recitals at Paul Hall, Morse Hall, and Lincoln Center’s Bruno
Walter Auditorium and her chamber music coaches include Emanuel Ax, Julian Martin,
Samuel Rhodes, Astrid Schween, Areta Zhulla, and more

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