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Jennifer Kim


Jae-Yeon (Jennifer) Kim is a versatile violinist who performs throughout the United States and the world. Prior to joining the second violin section of the National Symphony Orchestra, she served as a member of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra/Washington National Opera Orchestra and a substitute for New York Philharmonic. In addition to her orchestral career, she has performed chamber music at the Kennedy Center, George Washington's Mount Vernon, National Institutes of Health, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, and the Music Center at Strathmore.

She has performed with New World Symphony (Miami, FL), Pacific Music Festival Orchestra (Japan), Verbier Festival Orchestra (Switzerland), and participated in master classes at Mozarteum (Austria) and Great Mountains Music Festival (South Korea). Also active as a studio musician, she has recorded on sound tracks of the major motion pictures Noah, Doubt, Julie/Julia, True Grit, Tower Heist, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Gemini Man, and Woman in the Window. Her Broadway show credits include concertmaster appearances at A Little Night Music and the first and second National Tours of The Book of Mormon. She has also collaborated with artists such as Sting, Michael Bublé, Peter Gabriel, and DJ Spooky.

An avid educator, she teaches for the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Program and Summer Music Institute and as a sectional coach for American Youth Philharmonic. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Columbia University and a Master of Music degree in violin performance from The Juilliard School. Her teachers include Ricardo Cyncynates, Naoko Tanaka, Lisa Kim, and Hyo Kang.

Jennifer Kim
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