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AeRee Kim, Adjunct Professor of Piano

AeRee Kim, D.M.A.

Adjunct Professor of Piano

B.M., M.M., Southern Illinois University at EdwardsvilleM.M., Juilliard School of MusicD.M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Description

Pianist AeRee Kim studied with Ruth Slenczynska at Southern Illinois University as a full scholarship student. After receiving her B.M. and M.M. from S.I.U., she went on to pursue further graduate studies at the Juilliard School of Music with Ania Dorfmann and Jacob Lateiner. Following receipt of her M.M. from Juilliard, she continued her studies with Martin Canin at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where she received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree.

Over the years, Dr. Kim has been the winner of several competitions, including the American Music Scholarship Association Competition, the Music Teachers National Association competition, and the Rosanna M. Enlow Young Artist Competition. Winning the St. Louis Artist Presentation Award led to her debut recital in St. Louis, which received much critical acclaim. Her New York debut recital at Carnegie Recital Hall was similarly well-received. Dr. Kim has also given several recitals in major concert halls in her native country, South Korea.

&In addition to solo performances, Dr. Kim has appeared with orchestras and chamber groups in the United States and South Korea. As a chamber musician, she has performed at Merkin Concert Hall with the Atlantic Sinfonietta and in the Long Island Oyster Bay Beethoven Festival with the Virtuosi Woodwind Quintet.

Dr. Kim has been on the music faculty of Long Island University at LIU Post since 1991.

Recordings

  • Robert Baksa: Flute Sonata, Wind Quintet, Piano Quartet, Capstone Records (1991)
  • J.S. Bach: The Goldberg Variations (2010)

Performances

  • Soloist with Seoul Philharmonic (1970)
  • Soloist with St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra (1972)
  • Master Class with Gina Bachauer (1973, 1974, 1975)
  • Master Class with Artur Rubinstein (1974)
  • Solo Recital in Seoul, South Korea (1976)
  • St. Louis debut recital sponsored by the Artist Presentation Society (1977)
  • Soloist with the Stony Brook Chamber Symphony Orchestra (1983)
  • Oyster Bay Beethoven Festival with the Virtuosi Quintet (1985)
  • Music in the Mountains at New Paltz (1984, 1985, 1987)
  • Merkin Concert Hall with the Atlantic Sinfonietta (1989)
  • South Berkshire Concerts at Simon’s Rock of Bard College with the Atlantic Sinfonietta (1989)
  • Recital in Seoul, South Korea (1989)
  • Carnegie Recital Hall Debt (1989)
  • New Music Now! At the Kosciuszko Foundation (1994)
  • Soloist with the C.W. Post Orchestra and the Long Island Choral Society, 1997
  • Solo Recital in Seoul (2001)
  • Musica Viva (2011, 2013)
  • Adjudicator at NY Music Competition, YWCA of Queens (2010, 2012-2017)
  • Faculty Solo Recitals (1992, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2015)

Honors/Awards

  • St. Louis Artist Presentation Society Award, 1976
  • The Rosanna M. Enlow Young Artist Competition, 1975
  • The American Music Scholarship Association Competition, 1973
  • The Music Teachers National Association Competition, 1972