Praised by The Cleveland Plain Dealer as a “brilliant champion,” and by La Libre Belgique for her “poetic enchantment” and “epic performance,” internationally recognized pianist Sangyoung Kim has gained attention for her performances and in May 2013 became a Laureate of the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition. Ms. Kim has continued to succeed in competitions such as the New England Conservatory Concerto Competition and the Heida Hermanns International Music Competition, and obtained not only the Gold Medal but also the Russian and Chopin Etude Prizes from the Usasu Bösendorfer International Piano Competition.
Ms. Kim has appeared as soloist with the NEC Philharmonia Orchestra, Concord Orchestra, Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie in Belgium, and the National Orchestra of Belgium. Her chamber music performances have taken her to Jordan Hall, the Fraser Performance Studio at WGBH Radio, and Harvard University. In 2009, Ms. Kim was invited to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. to give a recital as the part of the Millennium Stage Concert series.
After graduating from the Seoul Art High School, Ms. Kim matriculated at New England Conservatory and is currently pursuing a Doctoral of Musical Arts degree.