Kay Kim

Posted June 21, 2021

Chicago, IL

As an active chamber musician, pianist Kay Kim enjoys concertizing domestically and internationally each season. She has performed in recitals with members of Chicago Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Pittsburg Orchestra and Paris Opera Orchestra, the recipients of Stradivari Society award, as well as with the faculties of the Juilliard School, Northwestern University and Indiana University among others. She has been one of the conductor/soloist rehearsal pianists at Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 2005 where she is privileged to work with the conductors and the soloists in an intimate setting.

Kim has presented recitals in venues such as Kennedy Center’s Conservatory Project, Carnegie Weill Hall, Bennett Gordon Hall Series at Ravinia Festival, Dame Myra Hess Concert Series at Chicago Cultural Center and participated in Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center and Grant Park Music Festival. As a former member of a musical ambassador group Trio Chicago and Friends, she traveled to over 20 countries presenting a comprehensive array of American music from 2006-2013.

Kim currently teaches accompanying at Northeastern Illinois University where she also serves as a full-time staff pianist. She holds a doctoral degree in piano performance from Northwestern University.