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Eunyoung Kim, piano

Eunyoung Kim began playing piano at the age of four, gave her first piano recital at age six, and in the same year won the national piano competition organized by The Korean Music & Art Society in Seoul. She continued playing the piano with passion and without any outside pressure. At age 15 she began studying with pianist Ha-Kyung Kim at the Sun-Hwa Arts High School in Korea. She won numerous piano competitions in Korea including the prestigious Sam-Ik Piano Competition and studied at the Korean National University of Arts in Seoul with Jong-Pil Lim, Kyung-Sook Lee, Dae-Jin Kim and Choong-Mo Kang on a scholarship from the Korean Government given to the top students of the music department. After graduating, she served as the director and a piano & music theory instructor at Bon Music Academy in Seoul.

Ms. Kim continued her studies in the United States at Boston University where she earned a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance in 2003. In that same year she was selected as a member of the American National Music Honor Society, Pi Kappa Lambda. She furthered her studies at Longy School of Music with Victor Rosenbaum, Robert Merfeld, Wayman Chin, and Jonathan Cohler; and in 2006 received a Graduate Performance Diploma in both Piano Performance and Collaborative Piano Performance with distinction.

After graduation from Longy, Ms. Kim performed as a soloist at the New Hampshire Music Festival, in addition to premiering new solo and chamber works of Koray Sazli, Caglar Arsu, Mark Berger, Mauricio Pauly and Gorge Grossman. She also performed at the Kendal Music Series as a soloist, as well as in Nagoya, Japan with organization, International Soroptimist. Ms. Kim was awarded prizes in both 2005 and 2006 in the International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition, and also in 2008 she was awarded the second prize in the Hugo Kauder International Piano Competition, and the Glady Cauthen Award from the International Beethoven Sonata Competition in Memphis in 2009.

Eunyoung Kim continues to be actively performing throughout the greater Boston area as a member of International Contemporary Music Ensemble Musica Anatolia, the Xanthos Ensemble, The Fifth Tier New Music Ensemble, and Duo group, La Scena. As a soloist and a chamber musician, Ms Kim is engaged in many different concerts in Boston, NYC, Seoul, and Istanbul for the 2007-2010 concert season.