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Guest Recital: Dr. Jooyoung Kim

Guest Recital: Dr. Jooyoung Kim

Date and Time

Monday, September 24, 2018
7:30 p.m.


  • Haas Center for Performing Arts » 1325 - Sherman Van Solkema Hall


An active recitalist, soloist and chamber musician, pianist Jooyoung Kim has been critically acclaimed on international stages for her dazzling technique, superb musicianship and exquisite artistry. Since making her debut at the age of twelve as a soloist with the Korean Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Kim has presented numerous solo and chamber recitals in Korea, Japan, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Russia and the United States. She has appeared as a soloist with many orchestras, including the Korean Symphony Orchestra, Yonsei Sinfonietta, Yale Symphony Orchestra, the Ball State Symphony Orchestra, among others.

Dr. Kim has given solo recitals in numerous concert series, including the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, St. Martin-in-the-Fields Concert Series, Carnegie Weill Recital Hall, Falcone-Borsellino Hall, Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Kaluga Philharmonic Hall, The American Church in Paris, Indiana Landmarks Center, Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Montpelier Arts Center, Kumho Art Hall, Seoul Arts Center, Youngsan Art Hall, and Sejong Cultural Center. She has also performed in music festivals, including Yong-Pyung Music Festival, Busan Piano Festival, International Piano Festival in Spain, Courchevel International Music Festival, Internationale Klavierakademie Murrhardt, Aria International Summer Academy, and 40th Festival of New American Music in Sacramento.

A sought-after collaborative pianist and chamber musician, Dr. Kim has performed with renowned vocalists and instrumentalists, including flutists Bonita Boyd, Camilla Hoitenga, Lois Herbine and Jim Walker, soprano Nova Thomas, cellists Natalia Gutman and Julia Lichten, violinist Piotr Milewsky, and members of the American Piano Trio and Trio Harmonia. Dr. Kim’s passion for contemporary music has led her to numerous collaborations with composers, giving acclaimed premiere performances of new works. She has also presented recitals, lectures and master classes for colleges, universities, music teachers’ associations and national conferences throughout the United States.

An award-winning artist, Dr. Kim has taken top prizes in numerous competitions, including the Joong-Ang National Music Competition, Kingsville International Piano Competition, IBLA Grand Prize International Competition, Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Competition, Ball State University Graduate Concerto Competition, International Beethoven Piano Sonata Competition, Montpelier Classical Recital Competition, Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, and Taneev International Chamber Ensemble Competition. A winner of the Yonsei Debut Award, she has also won grants and fellowships, including two Aspire Creative Arts grants.

Dr. Kim, who holds degrees from Yonsei University, Universität der Künste Berlin, and Ball State University, joins the piano faculty at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Fall 2018. She has also taught at Ball State University, Indiana Wesleyan University, Indiana University East, and Indiana University Kokomo. Dr. Kim has recently released a CD on MSR Classics and her performances have been broadcast on radio stations throughout the United States. She is an artist of Classics Alive Artists management.


L. v. Beethoven - Sonata Op. 31 No. 3 in Eb major                        
   Scherzo. Allegretto vivace
   Menuetto. Moderato e grazioso
   Presto con fuoco

I. Albeniz- Iberia Book II: No. 3, Triana

F. Liszt - Grandes Etudes de Paganini
   Etude No. 1 in G minor
   Etude No. 2 in Eb major
   Etude No. 3 in G# minor – La campanella
   Etude No. 4 in E major
   Etude No. 5 in E major
   Etude No. 6 in A minor


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