Impressive sound, lively and intelligent phrasing.
South Korean Pianist Hyelim Kim is Prizewinner of the Clara Haskil Competition in Vevey(Public Prize, Special Prize, Finalist Prize) , the 8th Annarosa Taddei International Competition (First Prize) and Steinway&Sons Förderpreis in NRW (First Prize). Recently, she has won Lions Prize in Cologne.
Since marking her orchestral debut with Romania-Bacau Orchestra only at the age of 10, Hyelim has been working with numerous Orchestras, including Zermatt Festival Orchestra, Orchestre de Picardi, Kölner Orchestergesellschaft, Chuncheon youth Symphony Orchestra. She has performed all over the word in Korea, France, Italy,Netherlands and across Germany at prestigious venues, including Tonhalle Düsseldorf and the Stadthalle Wuppertal. In 2022, She gave successfully her Debut-Recital at Festival Piano Folies du Touquet and Festival Saint Riquier. She has been also a featured soloist on the “Bechstein Young Professionals”, “WDR 3 Campus Concert” series.
Born in December.31 1996, Hyelim started learning Piano at the age of five. After winning numerous Competitions in her Contury, she went to Germany to study with Georg Friedrich Schenck. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree at Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf. Currently, she is pursuing her Master degree at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Köln under the tutelage of Claudio Martinez Mehner. She had also Privilege working with world-renowned pedagogues, including Robert Levin, Arie Vard, Dang Thai Son, Pavel Gililov.
In 2023 She became a scholarship holder of Clavarte Foundation in Bern.