Assistant to the Piano Program Director: Yoojung Kim

Pianist Yoojung Kim has performed with orchestras throughout Europe and Asia, including the Prague Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Chamber Orchestra, North Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Mozart Orchestra, and Korean Symphony Orchestra, and has been presented as a soloist and collaborative artist in venues such as Wigmore Hall (London), Konzerthaus (Vienna), Smetana Hall (Prague), Roy and Edna Disney Redcat Theatre (Los Angeles), and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall and Merkin Hall (New York). Recently, she collaborated in a chamber music recital with members of the New York Philharmonic, and presented a solo recital at Spectrum (New York) commemorating the centennial of Alexander Scriabin.
A student of Nikolai Demidenko and Ruth Nye at the Yehudi Menuhin School, Yoojung Kim was awarded The Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother Scholarship for undergraduate study at the Royal College of Music. She holds a master’s degree in solo piano performance and a professional studies certificate in collaborative piano from the Manhattan School of Music, and received a PhD degree in piano performance at NYU Steinhardt with the honor of being a recipient of the Phillip J. Zlatchin Memorial Scholarship. Her dissertation was titled, “Left-Hand Arpeggiated Figuration in the Piano Works of Alexander Scriabin: Characteristic Types and their Performance Practice.”
In addition to her work at NYU Steinhardt, Yoojung Kim has taught at the Greenwich House of Music (New York) and maintains a close connection to the Royal College of Music (London).