Instrument: Violin

1984 | Sarah Kwak, Violin

Performance Date: Oct. 26, 1984
Sarah Kwak

Sarah Kwak is currently First Associate Concertmaster of the Minnesota Orchestra, where she has been member since 1988. Kwak, a 2008 McKnight Artist Fellowship winner, has been soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Houston Symphony and Curtis Chamber Orchestra, and she has toured internationally with the Casa Verde Trio, including a three-and-a-half-week tour of China


1982 | David Kim, Violin

Performance Date: Apr. 17, 1982

Violinist David Kim was named Concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1999. Born in Carbondale, Illinois in 1963, he started playing the violin at the age of three, began studies with the famed pedagogue Dorothy DeLay at the age of eight, and later received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School. In 1986 he was the only American violinist to win a prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.


1980 | Hanwon Choi, Violin

Performance Date: Nov. 29, 1980