Artist Bio

Soovin Kim, violin

Violinist Soovin Kim is an exciting player who has built on the early successes of his prize-winning years to emerge as a mature and communicative artist. Kim enjoys a broad musical career, performing repertoire such as Bach sonatas and Paganini caprices for solo violin and Mozart and Vivaldi concerti without conductor, as well as Romantic concerti, sonatas for violin and piano ranging from Beethoven to Ives, and world-premiere works almost every season. For two months each year, he performs as the first violinist of the Johannes String Quartet. Soovin Kim is the founder and Artistic Director of the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival (LCCMF) in Burlington, Vermont, and serves on the faculty of New England Conservatory.

Soovin Kim will perform in Concert Program I (July 15), Concert Program II (July 16 and 18), Concert Program III (July 20 and 22), and Concert Program VII (August 5). He will also lad Encounter lecture III (July 19).