Violinist Sungsin Kim began taking violin lessons at the age of 6.
She received her Bachelor of Music degree from Sookmyung Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea. In Korea, she performed with the Seoul Pops Orchestra and as the winner of Sookmyung Women’s University Concerto competition, she played with Sookmyung Philharmonic Orchestra. Also in Korea, she won Korea Brahms Association Competition and the Eumak Journal Competition. In addition, she has performed with ensembles in Japan and the United States and had participated in numerous music festivals.
After attending graduate school at Hanyang University, she moved to California to further her musical training. At Azusa Pacific University (APU), near Los Angeles, Kim successfully completed the elite Artist Certificate Program and was awarded a scholarship each semester. At APU, she studied with Nathan Cole, First Associate Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and also served as concertmaster of the Azusa Pacific Symphony.
Kim won First Place in the East Coast International Competition in New York and made her concert debut in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Also, she won the Osaka International Competition, Hanum National Competition, and Kookmin Newspaper & Youngsan Art Hall Competition in the ensemble category.
Kim was an instructor of Azusa Conservatory community music school. She is dedicated, free-lance musician currently living in the Atlanta area and has been teaching privately for over 10 years.
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