Yang-Yoon Kim joined the Atlanta Symphony in April 2009. She received her Bachelor of Music at Korean National University of Arts, and a Master of Music at Indiana University, where she studied with Atar Arad, Alan DeVeritch, and Stanley Ritchie. She is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma and Doctor of Music Performance at Indiana University.
Ms. Kim was the winner of the 1995 Se-Gye Newspaper Music Competition; First Place recipient of the LG Art Center Chamber Music Festival Audition; Third Place winner of the Dong-Ah Newspaper Music Competition; A 2003 Finalist in the William Primrose International Viola Competition; a 2004 Viola Prize recipient at the Kingsville International Competition; Third Place winner of the WAMSO Young Artist Competition; and the 2006 Performance Certificate Winner (Special Distinction) at Indiana University.
Yang-Yoon Kim has performed all over the world and has been a featured soloist for the Minsker Kammer Orchestra and the Kumho Chamber Music Society. She has performed in recitals at Indiana University, where she played with the Dubinsky Memorial Concert-Piano Quartet and the Residence String Quartet, which was honored by Kuttner Quartet Audition.
She has been a featured guest with the Young Artists Concert Series in Seoul, Korea and played in the Dubinsky Memorial Concert-Piano Quartet.