April Ryun Kim
Collaboration, Marketing Committee
A native of Minnesota, Dr. April Ryun Kim is currently Assistant Professor of Music at St. Olaf College. She has given numerous performances as a soloist, collaborative pianist, and chamber musician, showcasing a broad range of repertoire. She has been featured as a soloist with the St. Olaf Orchestra as senior soloist and has won winning prizes from competitions including Thursday Musical and Schubert Club. As a collaborative pianist, she has performed with artists including Micah Wilkinson, principal trumpet of the Pittsburgh Symphony, percussionist Eri Isomura, and pianist William Chapman Nyaho. As a passionate advocate for new music, Dr. Kim regularly performs works by living composers.
Dr. Kim holds a DMA in Piano Performance from the University of Missouri - Kansas City, an MM in Solo and Collaborative Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and a BM in Piano Performance with a Collaborative Emphasis from St. Olaf College.