2020 Silver medalist of The Gurwitz International Piano Competition Yedam Kim returns to San Antonio for a spectacular solo piano performance!
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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Born in South Korea, Yedam Kim started piano at the age of 6 with Eun-Ock Kim and Hae-jeon Lee. After many prizes at national piano competitions and her 2002 debut recital in Seoul, she moved to Paris, France. Yedam graduated with a Masters degree at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (CNSM de Paris) in 2010 with Henri Barda and Bruno Rigutto, her Postgraduate degree in 2013 at the Salzburg Mozarteum with Jacques Rouvier and obtained the ‘Diplôme de Concertiste’ at Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris in 2015. She also graduated with a Masters of Opera Coach at CNSM de Paris and studied with Rena Shereshevskaya until 2019.
Kim is a prizewinner of several international piano competitions, most recently 4th prize in the Cleveland International Piano Competition in 2021 and 2nd prize in The Gurwitz International Piano Competition (San Antonio, TX) in 2020. Other past accolades include 2nd prize in the Porto Santa Cecilia International Competition, 6th prize in the Seoul International Competition, 6th prize in the Hong Kong International Competition, and 2nd prize in the Epinal International Competition. She was also a semi-finalist in the Queen Elizabeth International Competition.
Yedam has performed in prestigious halls throughout Europe, the United States, and South Korea as a soloist, chamber musician, and with orchestra. Examples include the Konzerthaus in Berlin, Salle Pleyel, Salle Cortot, Théatre du Châtelet, and the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow.