Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Katherine Kim | 3rd Prize | Winds & Percussion | 7th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition


Katherine Kim is currently a junior 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. Katherine competed in the AAGDT International Young Musicians Competition, North International Music Competition, East Coast International Competition, American Protégé International Woodwind and Brass 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 MSM Precollege and is the principal in her school’s band and pit orchestra. She is also a member of the New York Youth Symphony Chamber Music Program. 

Carl Maria von Weber, Concerto No. 2 Opus 74, mvmt 1