Clara Kim — Violin
Violinist Clara Kim has not only worked with some of today’s most influential composers on their own pieces – Donald Crockett, Michael Gordon, Grammy Award-winning Stephen Hartke, and Andrew Norman – but she has also collaborated with numerous young composers in the creation of solo works written for her.
Performance highlights include Edward Nesbit’s Violin Concerto with Montreal’s Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, the premiere of Jordan Nelson’s Violin Concerto with USC’s Thornton Edge, and the American Soundscapes Workshop with John Adams at Carnegie Hall.
Clara is the first prize winner at the 2012 International Solo Violin Competition in Cremona, Italy, and has performed at festivals across Europe and North America, such as Grachten (NL), Heidelberg Fruhling (DE), and Prussia Cove (UK).
Clara holds degrees from Tufts University, New England Conservatory, the Royal Conservatory of the Hague, and a doctoral degree from the USC Thornton School of Music. For more information, please visit www.clarakim.info.