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"The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched,

they must be felt with the heart."

-Helen Keller

 A native of South Korea, YeDam Kim holds B.M. and M.M. in Violin Performance from the University of Kentucky, where she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant, studying with professor Daniel Mason. 

 Ms. Kim served as a member of the University of Kentucky’s graduate resident string quartet, the Niles string quartet, and the Volare string quartet and frequently appeared as a concertmaster for the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, and a substitute violinist for the Lexington Philharmonic.

 Ms. Kim's musical journey has included appearing on Brevard summer music festival, International conductor’s festival (Guest artist), Danville, KY, and Festival de musique de Pâques, Deauville, France, Prague Summer Nights, Florence Art Expo, as well as masterclasses with Nathan Cole, Andrés Cárdenes, Alex Kerr, David Kim, Stephen Rose, Josef Špaček, and Ilya Kaler.

 In addition to being a soloist and chamber musician, Ms. Kim is a dedicated teacher and committed to teaching all ages. She has taught over 10 years privately in South Korea and the USA. 

* 미국 켄터키 주립대 학사, 석사 전액 장학생 (석사-조교역임, Teaching Assistantship-Graduate Resident String Quartet)

* 서울대학교 음악교육 전문지도자과정 수료

* 돈조반니 오페라(예술의 전당) 부지휘자

* 렉싱턴필하모닉오케스트라, 객원

* 켄터키 주립대 심포니오케스트라 악장

* Prague Summer Nights Orchestra, Principal 2nd Vn (제2바이올린수석)

* Festival de musique de Pâques, Deauville, France, 2017 & 2018 (Niles String Quartet)

* 전 Niles String Quartet, Volare String Quartet 멤버

* 현악사중주공연, 타보르 & 프라하, 체코

* 영국 피카딜리오케스트라 게스트아티스트


​* 고양시 화정 예담바이올린스튜디오 원장
* 광성필하모닉오케스트라 제2바이올린 수석

* 아첼청소년오케스트라, 고양현악합주단 강사

* 고양시향, 뉴월드필, W필 등 프로오케스트라 전문객원

​* 수원대학교 음악대학원 지휘과 재학 중

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