“Playing on a Steinway for years, I'm continually impressed by its incomparable sound quality, responsive touch, and exceptional craftsmanship. Steinway isn't just a piano to me; it's my creative soulmate sharing my passion and love, guiding my musical journey with its timeless elegance and unparalleled sound. Steinway pianos inspire my artistic expression in every performance.”

Yoojung Kim

Praised for her poetic and dramatic interpretation, New York-based pianist Yoojung Kim is a versatile pianist, improviser, arranger, music director, educator, chamber musician, and collaborator.  

Yoojung Kim has performed with renowned orchestras, including the Prague Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Wiener Mozart Orchestra, and Korean Symphony Orchestra. She has also appeared on prestigious stages such as Wigmore Hall (London), Konzerthaus (Vienna), Smetana Hall (Prague), Seoul Arts Center (Seoul), Merkin Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, and Steinway Hall (New York/Seoul).

Yoojung Kim has garnered critical acclaim for her recent recording release of Scriabin's piano works on the Bridge Records label and received the American Record Guide Critics' Choice Award, 2023.

 A passionate chamber musician and collaborator, she has performed with members of the New York Philharmonic, and collaborated with distinguished artists such as Yehudi Menuhin, Albert Markov, Tania León, Mignon Dunn, among many others. She is actively involved as a musical director and entrepreneur, directing annual summer concert series at the Raum Arts Center (Seoul), and organizing piano showcases at The Oculus in collaboration with Make Music New York Winter Festival, Steinway & Sons, and Music Traveler. She is also the founder and artistic director of MusicY Creative, a creative performance and educational platform/management firm.

 She is also in demand as an educator, recently presenting masterclasses and lecture-recitals at Steinway Hall, Sangmyung University (Korea), and Villa Sandra Academy (Italy).

A student of Nikolai Demidenko and Ruth Nye at the Yehudi Menuhin School, she earned her bachelor’s degree from the Royal College of Music. She holds a Master’s degree in solo piano performance from the Manhattan School of Music, and a Ph.D. degree in piano performance from NYU Steinhardt. Yoojung Kim is currently a member of the Artist Faculty in Piano Studies at NYU Steinhardt.

 Yoojung Kim is a Steinway Artist.

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