Shinae Kim, solo piano
Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue in F Minor, BWV 857
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-Sharp Major, op. 78
Franz Schubert: Four Impromptus, op. 90, D. 899
About the Artist
Shinae Kim (pianist), D.M.A., performs frequently across the United States and internationally. She began studying piano in South Korea, where she gave her first performance at age seven. Following her debut with the Seoul Symphony Orchestra at age 11, she moved to the United States to study at the Idyllwild Arts Academy. She went on to receive a Bachelor of Music degree from The Boston Conservatory, where she was a student of Michael Lewin under full scholarship after having won the Churchill Scholarship and the Alfred Lee Scholarship Competitions.
Winner of the Luis Ferre International Piano Competition, Kim holds a Master’s in Music Education from New York University. In 2015 she completed the doctoral program at Stony Brook University and performed both books of J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier for her doctoral recital. Kim has appeared as soloist with the Coro Symphony in Puerto Rico, the International Chamber Orchestra in California, and the Brevard Repertory Orchestra in North Carolina. She was featured on WQXR’s Young Artists Showcase with flutist Conor Nelson and has performed at Symphony Space and at Merkin Hall as a collaborative pianist. During the summer of 2014, she attended the Schubert Institute in Baden, Austria, where she studied Lieder intensively with some of the world’s leading Schubert experts, including Elly Ameling. Her teaching career includes work as an independent consultant at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and as a teaching artist at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School for Arts & Technology.