Name: Youkyoung Kim
Originally from: South Korea
Last school attended: University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Notable performance: Mozart Piano Concerto Competition performance with the CCM Philharmonic Orchestra
Youkyoung Kim was born in Busan, South Korea, and began her piano studies at the age of 5. She has performed in many recitals and with chamber ensembles throughout South Korea, Germany, and the United States. In 2010, She earned her bachelor’s degree from the Seoul National University. She has won numerous competitions, including the Mozart Piano Concerto Competition at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, the Korean Chopin Competition, the Eumyoun Competition, the Samick Piano Competition, the Suri Music Competition, and the Music Chunchoo Magazine Piano Competition. As a winner of the Mozart Piano Concerto Competition, she performed with the CCM Philharmonic Orchestra in April of 2013. She is currently studying at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.