Siwoo Kim

Guest Musician

Dedicated to delivering fresh interpretations of standard repertory and breathing life into the new, “incisive” and “compelling” (The New York Times) violinist Siwoo Kim recently gave the world premiere of Samuel Adler’s first violin concerto and made his debut at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. In 2011, he made his Carnegie Hall debut with James DePreist and the Juilliard Orchestra. In addition, Siwoo has given concerto performances with the Columbus, Houston, Springfield, and Tulsa symphony orchestras, among others. Mr. Kim founded Quartet Senza Misura, which has performed at the Terrace Theater of The Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, Seoul Arts Center, (Le) Poisson Rouge, and The Phillips Collection. He has performed with Ensemble DITTO, Metropolis Ensemble, and New York Classical Players. Additional collaborations include Itzhak Perlman and Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble ACJW. Siwoo received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from The Juilliard School. As the recipient of the Elsie and Walter W. Naumburg Scholarship, he led the Juilliard Orchestra as concertmaster, and studied with Robert Mann, Donald Weilerstein, and Ronald Copes. Prior to Juilliard, Siwoo studied with Roland and Almita Vamos at the Music Institute of Chicago.