Christine Kim

Guest Musician

Born in NY and raised in South Korea, Christine Soojin Kim has been the Principal Oboe of the Sarasota Orchestra for the 2016-2017 season, and the Principal Oboe of the Des Moines Metro Opera for the 2017 season.

Ms.Kim has been the recipient of several solo competition prizes, including first prize in the Korea Herald Music Competition, Baroque Chamber Orchestra solo competition. In addition, Christine has performed the Mozart Oboe concerto with Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra, Seoul National University Orchestra.

She was a full fellowship recipient at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, and she performed as principal oboist in the Lindenbaum Music Festival with Charles Dutoit conducting. Ms.Kim received her undergraduate degree from Seoul National University under Yun-jung Lee, her Artistic Diploma at The Colburn School under Allan Vogel and her Master’s degree at the New England Conservatory where she studied with John Ferrillo and Anne Gabriele.