Praised by The Washington Post as a pianist whose playing is "rich with emotional contrasts," and “hypnotic from the first note to the last note” by Die Rheinpfalz, Grace Eun Hae Kim has performed as recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. She has appeared in venues such as Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center, National Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, and Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto in Spain. Solo appearances with orchestras include the Minnesota Orchestra, Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra, Sioux City Symphony Orchestra, Cherokee Symphony Orchestra, and Siouxland Youth Symphony. Chamber orchestral appearances include the New Juilliard Ensemble and New Millennium Festival Orchestra in Gijón, Spain.
Ms. Kim has won prizes in numerous competitions including the Minnesota International Piano E-Competition, Washington International Competition, Iowa Piano Competition, Wonderlic Piano Competition, William Kappell International Piano Competition, and Corpus Christi International Competition, and has performed in notable festivals such as the Aspen Music Festival, Fellbach Sommer Musik Festival, Banff International Keyboard Festival, Bowdoin International Music Festival, and Pianofest.
Ms. Kim currently serves on the piano faculty at Loyola University Maryland, and joins the chamber music faculty at Georgetown University this fall. She has served on the faculties of Washington College and Levine School of Music. In addition, she is a member of the College Music Society, Pi Kappa Lambda, and MTNA (Music Teacers National Association). Ms. Kim received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in piano performance from The Juilliard School, studying principally with Herbert Stessin and Julian Martin, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Peabody Conservatory where she worked with Boris Slutsky.