Home     Ji Won Kim (NSW) violin

Ji Won Kim (NSW) violin

Ji Won Kim attended the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School (VCASS) before continuing her studies in Europe and obtaining a Bachelor of Music with high distinction from the Vienna Hochschule in 2004. At the University of Melbourne in 2008, she completed a Master of Music with high distinction under the guidance of Nelli Shkolnikova. She is currently studying with Alice Waten at the Sydney Conservatorium.

Ji Won Kim’s awards include the 2005 International Johannes Brahms Competition, and second prize in both the Lisbon SIC International Violin Competition and the Slovenia Bled International Competition. She has also won the Stephanie Wohl Wettbewerb in Vienna and the Hephzibah Menuhin Memorial Award in 2007.

Ji Won Kim has performed as soloist with the Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Swietokrzyska Philharmonic (Poland), Antonio Scontrino Orchestra (Italy), Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra, Daegu Symphony (Korea) and the Anton Bruckner University Orchestra. She was a finalist in the Strings Category of the 2008 ABC Symphony Australia Young Performers Awards, where she performed with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Vladimir Verbitsky. She has participated in music festivals in Salzburg, Lisbon, New York, Tokyo, and Sion with musicians such as Boris Kushnir, Sergei Kravchenko, Zakhar Bron, Aaron Rosand, Mauricio Fuks, Ruggiero Ricci and Erich Gruenberg.