Conductor and pianist Jean Sophie Kim has performed as a concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber player throughout the world She has performed at the Alcazar Palace in Seville, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Fine Arts Building in Chicago, and the Banff Centre in Canada, among others.
Ms. Kim is recipient of numerous awards and grants including The Honor Scholarship from the Korean Embassy in Washington DC, a Board of Governors Scholarships in London, Canada, and the University of Cincinnati Global Scholarship.
Her piano teachers include James Tocco, Constance Keene and Sonja Behrens. In 2013, she studied conducting with Simon Carrington at his summer workshop. She has worked with singers from The Metropolitan Opera Guild and the Juilliard Opera Center. Ms. Kim has also performed as a summer resident singer and pianist at the Montparnasse Piano Bar in Mykonos, Greece.
Ms. Kim teaches at CUNY’s Borough of Manhattan Community College where she teaches theory and piano. She also maintains a private studio of piano and theory students in Manhattan.