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Michael Kim

  • Pianist


Michael Kim has toured extensively in North America, South America, the United Kingdom and Korea. A very experienced musician, he has been praised by The Globe and Mail for his “consistently high level of professionalism and musicality.” Dr. Kim's touring history has included such highlights as being invited to tour Peru with Orchestra Sinfonica de Trujillo and the UK with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the BBC Scottish Symphony. As a chamber musician, Michael has performed at the Brevard, Aspen, Banff, Huntsville, and Heifetz (Annapolis, MD) festivals to name a few. He frequently collaborates with his wife, pianist Kyungran Kim, in a special four hand - one piano program. This coming season will see Michael continue his concerto and recital appearances across Canada and the US as well as his involvement with the music-as-theatre production entitled The Schumann Letters. Michael's performances are broadcast frequently on the radio networks of CBC, NPR, KBS, Chicago WFMT's Live From Studio One and both BBC Radio and Television.

In August 2008, Dr. Kim was appointed Dean of Brandon University's School of Music, in Brandon Manitoba, Canada.