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Mirim Kim

     Mirim Kim is the Chairperson for Sacramento Center of the National Guild of Piano teachers, Treasurer of Music Teachers' Association of California -Sierra Branch, Secratary of the Piano Ensemble Player, a member of Music Teachers National Association , California Association of Professional Music Teachers and Piano Ensemble Players. She has been National Honor Roll of Guild Teachers since 1996 and The American College of Musicians' Approved Music Teacher since 2000.


     She is a native of South Korea and Graduated from Yaewon Middle School of Arts & Music and Seoul High School of Arts & Music. She received her Bachelor of Art degree from Seoul National University, Korea in Piano Performance (1987) and Master of Music degree from University of Wisconsin -Madison in Piano Performance(1989). She studied with Prof. Gyosil Kang, Prof. Joongwon Ko, Prof. Carroll Chilton, and Dr.Todd Welbourne.


     She performed over 70 Recitals, won many National and International Piano Competitions like Hankook Ilbo Piano Competition, 13th Korean Young Artist Music Competition(Grand Prize), The National Student Music Competition(Finalist), 4th Chamber Music Competition'- Piano trio(3rd. place) ,8th Music Competition of 'Monthly Music Magazine'(1st. Prize), 3rd. 'Ludwig van Beethoven' Competition Winner of U.W.-Madison ,The Concerto competition of U.W.-Madition(Finalist), and The Concerto Competition of Green Bay Symphony, WI.(2nd place). She had Master Classes with Therese Dussant, Ruth Laredo and Malcolm Bilson. She also participate in Internationale Sommerakademie at Der Hochschule Mozarteum' (1984) in Salzburg ,Austria, studied with Prof. Hans Graf and performed at the 'Mozarteum' in Salzburg, Austria. She played Harpsichord in Early Music Ensemble, toured U.W.-Madison, Plattesville, Oshkosh, and Janesville as Contemporary Chamber Ensemble and plays 2 piano music with Piano Ensemble Players in Sacramento, CA. She was featured in the Croker Art Museum Classical Concert Series and Westminster Presbyterian Church Concert at Noon.


     She lives and maintains a Private studio in El Dorado Hills.