Yong Tae Kim has been a member of the Seoul National Symphony in Korea, the Calgary Symphony and the Edmonton Symphony in Canada and was the concertmaster and soloist with the Inland Empire Symphony in California. He has played with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, was the principal second violin and soloist with the Wayne Chamber Orchestra and a member of the Lake George Opera Festival Orchestra. He has been a member of the orchestra for many Broadway shows, including The Secret Garden and the Lion King. Mr. Kim has performed in solo recitals and chamber concerts in Europe, South America and in his native country, South Korea. He is a frequent performer in the New York area, most recently at Columbia University, the Donnell Library and in yearly recitals at the New Jersey City University. An experienced and dedicated teacher, he has been on the faculty of the Mount Royal College School of Music in Calgary, Canada, the Claremont Community Music School in California, the Waldorf School in Garden City, NY, the Thurnauer School of Music in New Jersey and the Summer String Festival at the Elisabeth Morrow School. He is currently on the string faculty of the New Jersey City University where he teaches violin and chamber music and is the founding member of the Zanoli String Trio which is in residence at NJCU. He has twice presented masterclasses for the New Jersey String Teacher’s Association Annual Symposium. Mr. Kim received his bachelor of music degree from the Seoul National University and did graduate studies at Indiana University where he studied with Yuval Yaron.
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