Meet the musicians

Jeanyi Kim

Jeanyi Kim is the Associate Concertmaster (Third Chair) of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and Concertmaster of the Milwaukee Musaik (formerly known as Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra).  The Toronto native has performed in illustrious venues around the world, including Carnegie Hall, the Barbican Centre, Salle Pleyel, and the Concertgebouw.  As a guest, she has served as Assistant Leader of the London Symphony Orchestra (UK), Concertmaster of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Principal Second of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, and substitute musician of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Recent solo appearances include performances with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra, and Kenosha Symphony Orchestra.  A passionate and energetic chamber musician, Kim is a founding member of the Philomusica Quartet, and is a regular artist at the esteemed Sunflower Music Festival. In addition, she has performed on stage with illustrious artists in the Frankly Music series, Dame Myra Hess series with live broadcast in Chicago, Searl Pickett Classical Chamber Series, and Fine Arts at First Series in Kenosha.

As well as holding a private studio, Dr. Kim has taught at a number of institutions, including University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and University of New Haven, and her students have gone on to receive numerous awards and accolades. During summers, Kim has taught at several festivals, including the Carvalho International Music Festival (Brazil) and the Elm City ChamberFest.  Kim recorded for a Boosey & Hawkes book/CD entitled, 10 Violin Solos from the Masters, released by Hal Leonard.  Her major teachers include Erick Friedman, Kyung Yu, Rebecca Henry and Berl Senofsky.  She holds a DMA from Yale University, where she also earned her BA, MM, and MMA degrees.