Violin and Viola
Dr. Hyejin Kim leads an exciting and versatile career as soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and teacher of both violin and viola. She teaches violin and viola at the Levine School of Music. She recently completed her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Catholic University of America. She received her Master of Music from Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Kim had performed solo and chamber recitals, and as a member of orchestras at the Levine School Music, Morgan University, Peabody Institute, Terrace Theater at Kennedy Center, Center for the Arts at George Mason University, and the Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College. She was a section viola for Allentown Symphony Orchestra in 2004-2005. She played as a member for Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, and Winchester Symphony Orchestra. She was a winner of CUA Concerto competition in 2005 and played as a soloist with Catholic University of America orchestra. She was granted a music scholarship and participated in the Aspen Music Festival and Bowdoin Music Festival, and was granted music scholarship from Catholic University of America. Dr. Hyejin Kim’s teachers include Ms. Tsuna Sakamoto (a member of National Symphony Orchestra), Dr. Catherin Caroll (University of Cincinnati faculty), Massao Kawasaki (Julliard School and University of Cincinnati faculty), Ralph Fielding (Lynn University faculty), and Richard Field (Principal Viola of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra). She also studied conducting under David Searle (Catholic University of America Orchestra conductor and professor). She is currently a member of Maryland State Music Teachers Association.