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Benny Kim

Benny Kim, musician, music educator. Recipient first place award, Young Concert Artists International Auditions, 1983.


  • Kim, Benny was born on August 14, 1962 in Urbana, Illinois. Son of Hei Chu and Hyung Ja Kim.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Music, Juilliard School, New York City, 1986; Master of Music, Juilliard School, 1986.


    • Visiting professor violin Kent State University, Ohio, 1994—1995. Associate professor violin Conservatory of Music and Dance University Missouri, Kansas City, since 1995.


    • Musician: (guest artist) Camerata Pacifica Concerts, Pasadena, Ventura, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, California, 2006, (recital) Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 2006, (guest performer) Bravo! Valley Music Festival, Vail, Colorado, 2006, (guest artist) Louisville Orchestra Gala, Louisville, 2006, (recital) Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Lakewood, Loveland. Laramie, Wyoming, Rock Springs, Casper, Gillette, Sheridan, 2007, (guest performer) Kingston Chamber Music Festival, Kingston, Rhode Island, 2007, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Santa Fe, 2007, (soloist) Chattanooga Festival, Chattanooga, 2007, National Symphony Chamber Players, Washington, 2007, (guest performer) El Paso Pro Musica, El Paso Music Festival, 2008, others.


    Party affiliation: Liberal Party





    • mother: Hyung Ja Kim.
    • father: Hei Chu
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    Born August 14, 1962
    (age 53)
    • 1986
      Juilliard School
    • 1986
      Juilliard School
    • 1994 - 1995
      Visiting professor, violin Kent State University
      Ohio, United States
    • 1995
      associate, professor violin Conservatory of Music and Dance University Missouri
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States