Monday, May 25, 2020

Katherine Kim | 3rd Prize | Winds & Percussion | 6th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Katherine Kim is currently a sophomore at Bergen County Academies in the Academy of Performing Arts. She became passionate about music at a young age, as it has helped develop greater confidence in expressing herself. She was first introduced to music through playing the piano, and later went on to win competitions and to perform twice at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Upon entering middle school, she learned to play the clarinet and further exposed herself to diverse music by studying at the Manhattan School of Music Precollege. In 2019, Katherine competed in the Glory International Music Competition, VIVO International Music Competition, Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition, and the Golden Classical Music Awards International Music Competition, winning first prize and performing at Carnegie Hall. Currently, she is a clarinetist in the Symphony Orchestra at the Precollege and is the principal in her school’s band and pit orchestra.

Concertino Opus 26, Carl Maria von Weber, 8:30