Raised throughout the midwestern United States, pianist Mi-Eun Kim has performed on stages across the country, as well as in Europe and Asia. Pianist Mi-Eun Kim is a prizewinner of the Liszt-Garrison Competition’s Liszt Award, the Corpus Christi solo prize, the International Institute for Young Musicians, Missouri Southern International Competitions and Young Arts (National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts). Festival appearances include Piano Summer at New Paltz, Gijón Piano Festival, Art of the Piano at Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, PianoTexas, The Gilmore Keyboard Festival, and Kneisel Chamber Music Festival.
Recent performances include the complete Beethoven piano sonata cycle, with recent performances at Butler University's Beethoven @ 2020 Series, Loyola University in New Orleans, Yiin Art Hall in Busan, South Korea and was invited as a guest lecturer at Atlantic Music Festival. She appeared as a soloist with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony and Omaha Symphony.
Ms. Kim is a highly sought after collaborative pianist and active chamber musician. She has collaborated with Danielle Belen, Rohan De Silva, Wei Yu, Simon James, Horacio Contreras and composer William Horne. She has given chamber music performances at the Innsbrook Institute, Garth Newel Music Center, Atlantic Music Festival, and Shepherd School of Music. She was faculty pianist at Sounding Point Academy, the Liberec International Violin Academy in the Czech Republic and is currently faculty at Center Stage Strings as a chamber music coach, and theory& analysis instructor.
Ms. Kim recently served as visiting professor of piano at Loyola University in New Orleans and Hope College in Holland, Michigan. She completed her master’s and doctoral studies in Piano Performance at University of Michigan and is currently pursuing a Specialist Degree (Artist Diploma) with Logan Skelton. She also holds a B.A. in History through the Columbia-Juilliard Exchange program where she studied with Seymour Lipkin. Previous teachers include Richard Cass, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Yong-Hi Moon and Christopher Harding.
Ms. Kim has recorded William Horne's Sextet for Piano and Winds on the Blue Griffin label.