Artist Bio

Noah Kim, piano

Noah Kim, 17, studies piano as a Scholarship Fellow at the Music Institute of Chicago’s Academy with Marta Aznavoorian. Noah was selected as a Young Pianists Abroad Scholar, a scholarship created in collaboration between Chicago Sister Cities International and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. As a Scholar, Noah has performed in Paris and Hamburg, and will perform four more solo recitals around the world. Noah was a first-place winner of the Crain-Maling Foundation Chicago Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition. He was also a two-time winner of the DePaul Concerto Festival and Sejong Music Competition. Noah won first-prize in additional competitions such as the Walgreens National Concerto Competition, Illinois State Teachers Music Association Competition, Society of American Musicians Competition, Roberta Savler Competition, and the Clara Schumann International Piano Competition. He was also a second-prize winner of the David D. Dubois Piano Competition. Previously, Noah has been featured in WFMT’s “Introductions.” Noah has also soloed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and the Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago. Noah has performed in master classes with pianists such as Jerome Lowenthal, John O’Conor, Alan Chow, Winston Choi, and Gilles Vonsattel, among many others. Noah has also participated in the Montecito International Music Festival with junior fellowship, and the Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition. Noah was also a member of the Goya Trio at The Academy. The Goya Trio won first prize in the Rembrandt High School Chamber Music Competition, the Chicago National Chamber Music Competition, and the Barnett Chamber Music Competition.