Irene Kim was born and raised in Los Angeles and began musical studies at age three with her mother. She earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Peabody Conservatory, where she is currently a doctoral candidate. Ms. Kim has won awards including the Franz Liszt First Prize in the Liszt-Garrison International Young Artist competition and top prizes in the Carmel Music Society, Yale Gordon Concerto, and Russell C. Wonderlic competitions. She has performed with the Washington Youth Orchestra, Los Angeles Korean Chamber Orchestra, Rio Hondo Symphony, Southwestern Youth Music Festival Orchestra, and repeat performances with the Young Musicians Foundation Orchestra.
Korean Concert Society congratulates Ms. Kim and looks forward to presenting her Kennedy Center Debut on September 8, 2012. Further details about this concert will be made available soon here at www.koreanconcertsociety.org.