Praised by Alicia de Larrocha and Paul Badura-Skoda for her impeccable technique and artist playing, Korean pianist Jayoung Kim has established herself as a soloist, chamber musician and collaborative pianist in Asia, Europe and North America. She is a laureate of Indianapolis Matinee Musicale, Jean Francaix International Piano Competition and International Chamber Music Ensemble Competition. She has participated in festivals such as Aurora, L’Academie de Lausanne de Musique, Banff and IMS Prussia Cove and has studied with Andras Schiff, John Perry, Paul Badura-Skoda, Menahem Pressler, Alicia de Larrocha, and Jeremy Denk. Also she has learned from Yo-Yo Ma, Midori, Jaime Laredo, Joshua Bell, Pierre Amoyal and Bruno Canino. Kim appeared as a piano soloist with soloist with conductors as Cliff Colnut, David Glover and among others. She has performed with Laurence Lesser, Lucy Chapman, Hagai Shaham, Dmitri Murrath, James Buswell, Jakob Koranyi, Lynn Chang among others. Her live concerts were broadcasted by Espace-2 (Switzerland) and CBC (Canada). She also appeared and performed live on the star classical music radio programs, NPO Opium Op4 and Spiegelzaal in the Netherlands. She studied at Yonsei University in Korea and received her master’s and doctorate in piano at Indiana University under the tutelage of Menahem Pressler. Currently she is the director of the Wellesley Chamber Players, and is teaching piano and chamber music at Dana Hall School of Music and NEC’s Preparatory School.
B.M. Yonsei University, M.M, D.M.A. Indiana University. Studies with Bong-Ae Shin, Edmund Battersby, Arnaldo Cohen, Menahem Pressler.