Co-Chair, Strings; Violoncello; Chamber Music; Borromeo String Quartet, quartet-in-residence; Cello
Yeesun Kim is a member of the Borromeo String Quartet. A native of Seoul, Korea, she has won several top Korean awards, including the Ewha and Jungang national competitions, and in 1981 the Seoul Young Artists Award for achievement in music and academics. Kim has appeared with the KBS Symphony and the Jeunesse Ensemble and has been featured on "FM Concert Hall". Kim has appeared at the Marlboro Festival, Aspen Summer School, and Banff Festival, and given solo and chamber music recitals in Carnegie Hall and Jordan Hall at NEC.
With the Borromeo Quartet she has played numerous concerts nationally and internationally, performing in Alice Tully Hall, Kennedy Center, Suntory Hall in Japan, and Wigmore Hall in London. She frequently appears as a member of the Wu Han–Pamela Frank–Yeesun Kim Piano Trio.
B.A., Curtis Institute; M.M., Artist Diploma with Borromeo String Quartet, NEC. Violoncello with David Soyer, Laurence Lesser. Also faculty of the NEC at Walnut Hill School for the Performing Arts.
photo by Christian Steiner