Associate Principal Second Violin
Sin-Young Kim, a South Korean Violinist, started playing the violin and piano at the age of 4. She was first exposed to music at her church, and her parents tried to give her as many artistic opportunities as they could. She studied at the arts middle and high school in Busan, and went to Kyung-won University with a full scholarship.
Kim came to the United States for her Master’s degree at MSU back in 2011, and currently is pursuing her doctoral degree as well as teaching students as a Teaching Assistant of Prof. Dmitri Berlinsky. Since coming to Michigan State, Kim has been performing as a concertmaster and principal in the MSU Symphony, along with many orchestras around Michigan.
This is her 2nd year as the Associate Principal Second with TSO. She loves Traverse City because of the kind and enthusiastic audience here, and the people always give her inspiration and joy.