Having earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Seoul National University, YeEun Kim received her Artist Diploma as a Starling Fellow on full scholarship at the USC-Thornton School of Music. She has won first place in USC’s Solo Bach Competition and the Strings Concerto Competition, and was a semi-finalist at the Qingdao International Violin Competition and the Michael Hill International Violin Competition. In 2018, she won second prize at the Boulder International Duo Competition with pianist Sung Chang.
YuEun is a founding member of the Zaffre String Quartet and has performed at chamber music festivals including the Perlman Music Program, Yellow Barn, Banff Chamber Music Residency, and Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival. She has appeared as a soloist with the USC Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Irvine, LA Virtuosi, and Temecula Valley Symphony and Sequoia Symphony.
In 2017, YuEun undertook a project to perform Beethoven’s complete violin sonatas over three concerts, with pianist Sung Chang. She recently completed a tour in the Bay area with guitarist Ines Thome, solo recitals at LACMA, and the Dame Myra Hess series in Chicago. Her 2019 season highlights include regular performances with the chamber ensemble Delirium Musicum, of which she is a founding member, and a solo debut at Seoul Art Center in Korea.
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