Helen Kim, violin
Helen Kim began her violin studies at the age of six and made her solo debut with an orchestra three years later. An avid chamber musician, she garnered first prize in the strings division at the 2010 Coleman Competition with her trio and also at the 2011 Yale Chamber Music Society Competition. She was Associate Concertmaster of the New York String Orchestra during the 2009-10 series, and served as Concertmaster for three consecutive years of the symphony and chamber orchestras at the University of Southern California, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. Helen Kim received her master’s degree at Yale University in May 2011 and joined the St. Louis Symphony as a full-time member in September 2012.