Korean American violist Halam Kim shows versatility in all areas of music. Her major accomplishments include performances of Walton’s Viola Concerto with the Eastman Philharmonia and Philharmonie Baden-Baden, and appearances at Carnegie Hall both as a soloist and in an orchestra. As a passionate chamber musician, she has participated in intensive string quartet seminars with the Borromeo and Ying string quartets in addition to performing at Jordan Hall and Hatch Recital Hall.
Halam has most recently studied at the New England Conservatory under Kim Kashkashian. Prior to that, she received her master’s degree from The Juilliard School and her bachelor’s degree with a performer’s certificate from the Eastman School of Music. Her previous teachers include I-Hao Lee, Carol Rodland, and Phillip Ying.
Halam’s mission is to communicate what words cannot by connecting with people, inspiring the next generation, healing others, and sharing what she loves deeply. As part of her fellowship with Ensemble Connect, Halam teaches at PS/IS 226 Alfred De B. Mason in Brooklyn.