Corina Kim

Corina Kim is a 20 year old violist studying music performance in New York University. Born in Long Island, she had started her viola studies from the age of five with Jeanne Chung and from the age of ten, she had been accepted in the New York State School Music Association Festival – All County division, as co-principal of the orchestra her first year and principal chair for the years following until reaching her senior year of high school. During this same time, Corina had also been accepted and led as principal chair for the Long Island String Festival Association Orchestra. In both her sophomore and junior years of high school, she had been selected into the New York All-State division, being considered out of the 6,500 applicants in the New York state area. During her high school experience, she had also led as principal in the New York Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, performing in Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. During her summers as a high school and college student, Corina has attended music festivals including the New York State Summer School of the Arts – School of Orchestral Studies, SummerStrings@NYU, Green Mountain Music Chamber Music Festival, and the Karen Tuttle Coordination Conference under the tutelage of Sheila Browne, Susan Dubois, Jeffrey Irvine, Lynne Ramsey, Karen Ritscher and Carol Rodland. She has also traveled abroad and studied in Prague, Czech Republic with Karel Doležal, as well as, to the SummerAcademy Voksenåsen in Norway and studying with Lars Anders Tomter.
During her time in New York University, Corina began her studies with Stephanie Baer and currently studies viola performance with Anne Lanzilotti. Sitting principal chair in NYU’s Philharmonia Orchestra, she enjoys playing classical orchestral repertoire, as well as, new music and film scores. She also enjoys playing pit orchestra in NYU’s musical theatre scene, playing for the NYU production of “Carousel” by Rogers & Hammerstein and “The Student Prince” by Sigmund Romberg.