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VIOLIN VIRTUOSO USES FESTIVAL TO SUPPORT LOCAL PERFORMERS | CITYSCENE MAGAZINE

Published: June 29, 2017

Amateur violinist Albert Einstein once said, “I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin.”

Westerville South High School alumnus Siwoo Kim may not have the scientific background of Einstein, but the two share a passion and love for the instrument. Kim’s passion has allowed him to perform internationally, as well as start a music festival here in his hometown. <Read More>


Mutter, Kim deliver strong recitals | chicago tribune

Written by: John von Rhein 

Published: March 31, 2017

Wednesday brought two violin recitalists to downtown Chicago, the first an admired, regular visitor to the city's classical music life, the other an impressive newcomer.

This season Anne-Sophie Mutter is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her concert debut and her 30th year of partnership with her excellent pianist, Lambert Orkis... <Read More>


Turning Point | Carnegie hall blog

Published: April 29, 2016

Throughout the spring, Ensemble ACJW has been presenting a series of three concerts at National Sawdust, one of New York City’s most cutting-edge new music venues. ACJW violin fellow Siwoo Kim reflects on the process of creating the program for “Turning Point,” the second concert in the series—taking place on May 3—which.... <Read More>


Two longtime friends develop novel approach for VIVO Music Festival | The Columbus Dispatch

Published: April 19, 2015 at 12:01 AM
Update: August 20, 2015 at 10:42 AM

Although their roots are in central Ohio, violinist Siwoo Kim and violist John Stulz have roamed far and wide in their musical travels. Kim, 26, is among the members of Ensemble ACJW in New York, where he lives. Stulz, 27, will soon depart for Paris, where he will join Ensemble Intercontemporain. But the longtime friends have not forgotten their roots. "We love where we grew up, and we want… <Read More>


A Soviet Composer’s Circle of Friends : A Homage to Alfred Schnittke at Juilliard | The New York Times

Written by: ZACHARY WOOLFE

Published: January 29, 2014

It takes a village to raise some composers to prominence. That was the lesson to be learned from an onstage discussion on Tuesday evening at the Juilliard School that preceded one of the six free concerts in the school’s remarkable Focus! festival.

This year the festival is observing the 80th anniversary of Alfred Schnittke’s birth, juxtaposin.... <Read More>


Siwoo Kim, when the music wins | Violinist.com

Written by Jacqueline Vanasse
Published: November 28, 2013 at 6:25 PM [UTC]

Siwoo Kim was born in South Korea, started the violin when he was two and a half, came to the States when he was five and has been attending Juilliard for the past few years. But it’s about what the young man has in common with the other hundreds of talents walking the streets of New York. Siwoo Kim is one of the most thoughtful people.... <Read More>