Praised for her “musical maturity and masterful technique” (Leipziger Volkszeitung), Korean-born violinist Dr. Soo Yeon Kim is a multi-faceted artist and educator, regularly appearing in recital and giving masterclasses and workshops throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. As a soloist, chamber musician and an orchestra player, she has appeared in venues such as Alice Tully Hall, David Geffen Hall and Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center, Stern Auditorium and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Kennedy Performing Arts Center, the Smith Center, Yamaha Hall at Ginza in Japan, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Hall in Germany, as well as in France, the Netherlands and South Korea.

Garnering both national and international recognitions from winning several competitions, such as the Eastman Violin Concerto Competition, Juilliard Pre-College Concerto Competition, Mae&Fletcher Young Artist Competition, and later advancing to the final of the Johansen International String Competition, Dr. Kim has soloed with multiple orchestras including the Busan Philharmonic, Korean Sinfonietta, the High Mountain Symphony, City College of New York Orchestra, Eastman School Symphony Orchestra, and Amherst Symphony Orchestra. She has also been featured as a young artist in major music festivals both in the U.S. and in Europe including the Starling-Delay Symposium on Violin Studies at Juilliard, Aspen Music Festival, Kronberg Academy Festival and Leipzig Internationale Sommer-Musikakademie in Germany, and Holland Music Sessions in the Netherlands.