Performing on the World Premiere Recording “Concertino for Bassoon, Piano and Three Strings” by Jonathan Bartz, “8 Minatures for Chamber Ensemble” by Stefan Cwik, and “American Nights” by Arthur Gottschalk.
As an active collaborator, pianist Kay Kim performs an average of over 50 concerts a year both domestically and internationally. She has been one of the pianists of Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s conductor’s rehearsals, performed with the Stradivari Society artists and collaborated with Chicago Chamber Musicians. As a member of musical ambassador group Trio Chicago and Friends, Ms. Kim toured to Jordan, Egypt, Ethiopia, Russia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Djibouti, Paraguay and Botswana since 2007. She has appeared in CBS ‘Early Show’ with violinist Itzhak Perlman and in recitals with hornist Gail Williams, clarinetist Karl Leister, Mark Nuccio and Philippe Cuper.
Ms. Kim serves as a visiting faculty at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University since 2009. Previously, she served as a lecturer in the collaborative piano department at Northwestern University and as a staff pianist at the Juilliard School.
A native of South Korea, Ms. Kim attended Seoul National University for her undergraduate study and University of Michigan for her graduate degrees. She holds a doctoral degree in piano performance from Northwestern University.