The Strad Korea hailed Hyunjung Kim as “a violinist to watch,” praising her “brilliant technique, warm and sophisticated musical intelligence.” Ms. Kim`s recent highlights include solo performances in Carnegie`s Weill Recital Hall, Théâtre de Valère, and the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.
Ms. Kim has been featured on KBS`s Classic Odyssey (Korea), String,&Bow magazines ,Korean Newspaper, and her performances have been broadcasted by the Suisse-Espace 2 (Switzerland) and KBS Classic FM (Korea).
Her wide chamber music experience includes an invitation from the Kumho Asiana Cultural Foundation to tour Costa Rica, Guatemala and Panama. Her piano quintet won the American Protégé Competition and her string quartet was the winner of the Fuchs Chamber Competition. She also formed a violin and piano duo “Duo Davvero” and was awarded a prize for the Best Duo Performance in the Académie de Musique Lausanne Violin-Piano Duo program by Robert Levin and Pierre Amoyal. She has served as concertmaster for the NEC`s Chamber, BU`s Symphony Orchestra, New England Repertory Orchestra, NEMPAC Opera project chamber Orchestra as well as for the Hwaum Chamber Orchestra.
A winner of several international competitions, Ms. Kim was the recipient of the 2008 Kumho Rising Star. She has won several prestigious international competitions, including the Moscow Classical Heritage International Competition, the Yokohama International Competition, the Sion International Duo Competition “Feast of Duos” and American Prize competition.
Ms. Kim received her Doctor of Musical Arts from the Boston University, a Master of Music from New England Conservatory, Pinchas Zukerman`s Performance Program from Manhattan School of Music as full scholarship recipient, and a Bachelor from Seoul National University. Her mentors include Donald Weilerstein, Pinchas Zukerman, Patty Kopec, Martin Beaver, and Bayla Keyes. Ms Kim is currently managed by agency Unique Network Inc. New York, and engaged with Philharmonia Boston as a concertmaster and SONE(Soloists of New England) as an artistic director.