Korean pianist Suyeon Kim is a Lecturer in Collaborative Piano at the University of Colorado, Boulder, joining the faculty in 2013. Kim is an experienced and versatile collaborator, with significant instrumental and vocal accompanying experience. She has earned her B.M. in Piano Performance and an M.M. in Collaborative Piano in Korea, an additional M.M. in Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music from the Eastman School of Music, and a D.M.A. in Collaborative Piano from the University of Texas at Austin, studying with Kihoon Yang, Jean Barr, Anne Epperson and Jonathan Feldman.
Kim has performed for a wide variety of master clinicians, including Gil Shaham, Glenn Dicterow, Steven Doane, Emmanuel Pahud, Jeanne Baxtresser and Warren Jones, among many others. As soloist and collaborator, Dr. Kim has performed Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with violinist Jia Xu and cellist David Sedlin with the Greece (N.Y.) Symphony Orchestra in 2007, and Saint-Saëns’s Carnival of the Animals with the Eastman Philharmonic Orchestra in 2008 with pianist Chorong Park.
Recent appearances have included New York’s Carnegie Hall, and Seoul’s King Sejong Hall, Youngsan Hall and Kumho Hall. Dr. Kim was also featured as collaborator on KMFA radio in Austin, Texas.
Previous fellowships and assistantships have included the Music Academy of the West (2011 and 2012), the University of Texas at Austin (2010 through 2013), and the Eastman School of Music (2007 through 2009). In addition to numerous residencies at music programs in South Korea, Kim has also supported performers at the 2012 Bassfest held in Austin, Texas, and at the Meadowmount School of Music, in Westport, N.Y. since 2013.