Korean pianist Suyeon Kim is an instructor in collaborative piano at the University of Colorado Boulder, having joined the faculty in 2013. Kim is an experienced and versatile collaborator with significant instrumental and vocal accompanying experience. She earned a BM in piano performance and an MM in collaborative piano in South Korea, an additional MM in piano accompanying and chamber music from the Eastman School of Music and a DMA in collaborative piano from the University of Texas at Austin, studying with Kihoon Yang, Jean Barr and Anne Epperson. Additionally, Kim has participated as a fellow at the Music Academy of the West, studying with Jonathan Feldman. She 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.
Kim has served as collaborative pianist at the Meadowmount School of Music, for the MTNA regional and national competitions, and for the Colorado Flute Association competition. Past appearances include the 2016 National Flute Association convention in San Diego and the 2012 Bassfest in Austin. Kim has also performed in such venues as Carnegie Hall in New York and the Seoul Arts Center, King Sejong Hall, Youngsan Hall and Kumho Hall in Seoul, South Korea. As well, Kim was a featured collaborator on KMFA Radio in Austin. Recordings with collaborative partners can be found on Spotify and iTunes.