Monday, July 15, 2019

Hannah Kim | 2nd Prize | Violin | 6th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Hannah began playing the violin at the age of five and currently studies with Linda Rose. She attended the Montecito International Music Festival with scholarship and studied with Jan Sloman at Meadowmount School of Music. This summer, she is invited to attend the Curtis Summerfest where she is chosen to play at a master class with Ray Chen. She made her orchestral solo debut at age ten and has appeared many times as a soloist with the Dream Orchestra, Debut Orchestra, Riverside Philharmonic, SYMF Orchestra and San Fernando Valley Symphony. She won many first place prizes from competitions including ASTA, MTAC and SYMF. She won both First Place and Grand Prize at 2019 ASTA LA Final to solo with the CSULA Orchestra and also at 2018 SYMF to solo with the Festival Orchestra. She was a merit scholarship recipient for five consecutive years from both Young Musicians Foundation and the Colburn School. She has been actively involved in chamber music for over seven years. As a chamber musician, she was named JCM debut artist of the year many times and won Silver Medal in 2017 PCM Chamber Music Competition. She is the principal second violin at her school orchestra and a first violin member at PSYO. She enjoys using her musical talent to serve her community. She organizes and plays at a benefit concert for Smile Train and teaches little kids about classical music through the Back to Bach project. She is a BTS fan and dances at her school. She likes to ski and golf with her brother at her free time.

Sonata No.2 in A minor Andante BWV 1003, Johann Sebastian Bach, 3:19 mins.

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor Op.28, Camille Saint-Saens, 9:23 mins