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Ji Won Kim - violin

Ji Won Kim has established an extensive performing career in Australia as both a soloist and chamber musician. In recent years she has been regularly engaged as a concerto soloist with the major Australian orchestras.

Ji Won Kim's principal teachers have included Sook Yoon, Nelli Shkolnikova and Alice Waten. She is a graduate, with a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Vienna and has two Master of Music degrees, one from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne and the other from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

She is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards. In Australia, she was the winner of the SBS Matthew Krel Prize, of the ABC’s Australian Concerto & Vocal Competition and of the ABC Young Performer of the Year Award. In Korea she participated in the Kumho Prodigy Program for talented violinists and won the Music Journal Competition. In Europe she has been the first prize winner of the International Johannes Brahms Competition in Austria and won second prize at the Bled International Violin Competition and the Lisbon International Violin Competition.

She has performed in Korea and Europe with the Swietokrzyska Philharmonic, the Bruckner University Orchestra, the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra and with the Seoul Prime Orchestra.

2013 has included appearances with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as soloist in Mozart's Violin Concerto No.5 under the baton of Sir Andrew Davis and also in the Lalo, Symphonie Espagnole, and two periods of attachment to the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in Sweden as third concert-master.

Her new ensemble ‘string theorem’ was launched last year and will be touring in Finland and Sweden later this year.


The above details were supplied by the individual performer and were current at the time of their last performance with the Zelman Symphony.

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