Praised by international press as “a pianist who meets the highest standard of technique,” Angela Jeong Hyun Kim is a pianist who shows her versatility through colorful imagination, and intense musical expression. Ms. Kim is a recipient of the prestigious Henry Cobos Endowed Piano Prize from the Eastman School of Music. She also received an Emerging Artist Awards from the St. Botolph Club, one of the most historical foundations of arts, science, and literature in Boston, MA.
As a classical pianist in the 21 st century, Ms. Kim is committed to perform masterpieces from the traditional canon as well as pieces by living composers. Through out her career, Ms. Kim has premiered works by many influential composers including Steve Reich, Gunther Schuller, Frederic Rzewski, and Richard Carrick. In Spring 2021, Ms. Kim will be premiering new pieces for violin and piano by Bongani Ndodana-Breen (Radcliffe Fellow, Harvard University) and Yoon-Ji Lee (Berklee College of Music).
Ms. Kim has performed throughout the United States, South America, Italy, Germany, Austria, and Korea. Earning academic honors, Ms. Kim completed Bachelor, Masters, and Graduate Diploma at the New England Conservatory of Music. She has finished her Doctorate of Piano Performance, and Literature, at the Eastman School of Music with a minor in Contemporary Performance Practice. Upon graduation, she held a teaching position at New England Conservator of Music as a Professor of Theory. Currently Ms. Kim is an Assistant Professor of Piano, and Director of Keyboard area at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.