Grace Kim, violin
Grace Kim started serving as assistant concertmaster in the Grand Rapids Symphony in 2017. She started her violin studies at the age of 10, when her family immigrated from South Korea to Yakima, WA. Her performances a soloist, chamber, and orchestra musician include a debut at the Kimmel Center with Philadelphia all city orchestra concerto competition winner, Medomak Conductors retreat musician in-residence, St.Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ann Arbor Symphony,Spoleto Festival Orchestra(Charleston), Amalfi coast music festival young artist.
Grace recently completed her graduate studies at the University of Michigan in May of 2017, a Specialist’s degree with David Halen, M.M in violin performance and chamber music with Aaron Berofsky.
With a growing dedication to urban music teaching, she was an assistant teaching artist with the Sphinx Organization-Overture in the Detroit public elementary schools from 2015-2017.
Grace plays on a Caressa & Francais of Paris, France dated 1906, generously on loan from the Virtu Foundation