Pianist Kyungsin Kim was born in Daegu, Korea and began piano studies at the age of six. She received her Doctor of Musical Art degree from Rutgers University with the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) Student Achievement Award, which is given to a graduate student with excellent achievement. Kyungsin earned her Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music in New York and her Bachelor of Music degree from Hyosung Women’s University with honor. She studied with Marc Silverman, Paul Hoffman and chamber music with Constance Keene and Arnold Steinhardt, the 1st violinist of the Guarneri String Quartet.
Kyungsin was the winner of the Artist International Young Artist Competition and her subsequent New York debut solo recital was held at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. She has performed in master classes given by internationally acclaimed pianists such as Richard Goode, Angela Cheng and Samuel Leslie. Also, she received various awards including the Saldarini Memorial Award, the Graduate Fellowship Award, the Nicholas Scholarship, Elsie and Walter Naumberg Award, and the Edna Mason Award.
Kyungsin has been an active collaborative pianist accompanying the American Chorale Director Association’s National Conference, Seattle Artist Music Festival, Performing Arts Festival of the Eastside, Seattle International Cultural Arts Festival, WMEA Competition, Korean Musician Association of WA, Philadelphia Master Chorale, and Rutgers University Choir.