Violinist SoJin Kim made her Lincoln Center solo debut with the Juilliard Orchestra in 2006 in Alice Tully Hall, and has performed throughout North America, Europe and Asia as a soloist with ensembles such as the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, and I Musici de Montreal. Her recent engagements include her debut with the Budapest Symphony Orchestra in the world-renowned Musikverein Golden Hall in Vienna. She has also been a prizewinner of international competitions such as the Irving M. Klein International String Competition, the Stradivarius International Violin Competition, and the International Violin Competition “Premio Rodolfo Lipizer.”
From 2011-2013 she served as a concertmaster of the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra and has been a guest concertmaster with Bern Symphony Orchestra. In Germany she has worked with ensembles such as the Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra SWR, the Bavarian State Opera and the Munich Radio Orchestra.
As a chamber musician, she has collaborated with artists such as Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Orli Shaham, Cho-Liang Lin, Paul Neubauer, Lynn Harrell, Roberto Díaz, and Andrés Díaz.
She was accepted to the Juilliard School at the age of 16, and has received both undergraduate and graduate music degrees studying with Cho-Liang Lin and Naoko Tanaka as a recipient of the Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship, Jerome Greene Fellowship, and the C.V. Starr Scholarship. She has also worked with Nam Yoon Kim, Hyo Kang, and Donald Weilerstein. In May 2012, she became a candidate of the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where she studied with Cho-Liang Lin. She has also worked with Krzysztof Wegrzyn at Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover as part of the prestigious Solo Klasse program. In 2014, Ms. Kim joined the faculty of Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover.