Siwoo Kim, violin

Siwoo Kim, violin

 

Siwoo Kim is an “incisive” and “compelling” violinist (The New York Times) who performs as soloist and chamber musician.  Siwoo has given concerto performances with the Columbus, Houston, Springfield, and Tulsa symphony orchestras to name a few, and made his New York concerto debut at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium with James DePreist and the Juilliard Orchestra.  Additional highlights include the world premiere of Samuel Adler’s first violin concerto at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.  Siwoo founded the “whip-smart” (Alex Ross, The New Yorker) Quartet Senza Misura, which performed internationally at such prestigious venues as the Seoul Arts Center, Kennedy Center, Phillips Collection, and Alice Tully Hall.  Siwoo is currently on the roster as violinist of Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble ACJW and the Marlboro Music Festival and is a returning guest artist for Ensemble DITTO in South Korea.  Having been the recipient of the Walter W. Naumburg Scholarship, Siwoo graduated from The Juilliard School where he led the orchestra as concertmaster and studied with Robert Mann, Donald Weilerstein, and Ronald Copes.