Kyu-Young Kim (South Korea)
2001 Competition Semi-finalist
The Curtis Institute, The Juilliard School, and The Cleveland Institute of Music
Donald Weilerstein, Robert Mann, Jaime Laredo, Yumi Scott, and Shirley Givens
St Paul Chamber Orchestra, principal second violin; Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, a core member
Recipient of the 2007 Martin E. Segal Award from Lincoln Center in recognition of outstanding young artists from the Lincoln Center community; winner of a McKnight Fellowship as a member of the Soyulla Duo with his wife, cellist Pitnarry Shin. As a former member of the Pacifica String Quartet, Mr. Kim won the prestigious Naumburg Chamber Music Award in 1998.