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Yewon Kim

Montréal · Qc · Canada

A native of South Korea, Yewon Kim is an oboist currently living in Montreal, Canada who achieved a master's degree at McGill University Schulich School of Music in 2019 under the tutelage of Theodore Baskin. She received her Bachelor of Music from SangMyung University, Seoul in 2012 with renowned oboist Soo-Keum Kim. As a soloist, Yewon performed with the Seoul Wind Orchestra in the Jeju International Wind Festival. She is a passionate orchestral performer as well as a Chamber musician. Yewon has performed with Quebec Symphony Orchestra, the Seoul Young Philharmonic Orchestra, and Suwon Philharmonic. Yewon was a member of the Janinto Ensemble and toured and recorded four chamber music albums. As a student, Yewon has performed in masterclass for world-renowned performers including, Albrecht Mayer, Eugene Izotov, Nathan Hughes and Maurice Bourgue. She has devoted an important part of her activities to chamber music since 2018. She is presently a member of Ensemble Trapèze and Ensemble Les Étoiles. In addition, Mrs. Kim has served on the oboe faculty at Yamaha Music School in Incheon and the Vancouver Academy of music the VCMA.