Competitions & Awards
2012: Rochester Philharmonic Concerto Competition, First Prize
2012: Music Educational Competition (Korea), First Prize
2010: Shinye Music Competition (Korea), First Prize
2010: Korea Music Newspaper Competition, First Prize
2009: Liszt Competition (Seoul), Honorable Mention
2005: TBC Broadcast Competition (Korea), Third Prize
Saetbyeol Kim, from South Korea, began her musical studies at the age of 5. Ten years later she began competing in piano competitions in her home country. At the age of 16, Ms. Kim successfully debut with the Pohang Philharmonic Orchestra after receiving the Talented Teenagers National Award. In addition, Ms. Kim has participated in a number of festivals, including the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival, Tong-Yeong International Music Festival, and the Beijing International Music Festival & Academy. She was invited as the guest artist to perform a solo recital at ‘Rising Star Concert’ at the Texas State International Piano Festival in 2014.