Pianist Jinson Kim has been extensively performing across the globe as a soloist and
musician since the launch of her international concertizing career in 1989. Concert
the Berliner Philharmonie, Konzerthaus Berlin, Beethovenhalle (Bonn), Tonhalle (Düsseldorf)
Seoul Arts Center.
Broadcasting stations in Korea and Germany such as KBS TV, KBS FM, MBC, ZDF, WDR,
Deutsche Welle have produced numerous recordings with Jinson Kim. She was invited
Pusan-Ibach-Festival (Busan), Beethoven Festival (Bonn), Brahms Memorial (Bonn), Westfälisches
Musikfest (Münster) where her entire piano recital with works by Berg, Hindemith,
Brahms and Liszt was broadcasted live by WDR. At the Festival for modern music “Studio
(Seoul), she has played the World and Korean premier of pieces by Lindberg and Maratka.
recently, she joined Ensemble Resonanz (Ensemble in residence of Elb Philharmonie
several times in their concert series “Urban strings” where mostly modern music is
Amongst many collaborations with different conductors, concerts with Mendelssohn and
Tchaikowsky Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Jeju Philharmonic Orchestra under conductor
Ho Lee and Beethoven No. 5 with the Pusan Philharmonic Orchestra led by conductor
were most memorable in her career.
In her fourteenth year teaching in Higher Education in Korea and Germany amongst other
National University (SNU) and Academy of Music “Hanns Eisler Berlin”, she has acquired
track record of success as a teacher. Her students currently study or studied at prestigious
schools such as Rice University, Eastman School of Music, University of Southern California,
England Conservatory, University of Austin, University of North Texas, University
Ann Arbor, University of the Arts Berlin and Academy of Music in Dresden, Essen, Cologne
Born in Seoul, Korea, but raised in Germany, Jinson Kim studied piano with Rosemarie
(Bonn), Rainer Becker (University of the Arts [UdK], Berlin) and Hans Leygraf (Mozarteum,
Salzburg). After finishing her piano performance studies with distinction, she studied
music education (UdK) and master musicology (Humboldt University Berlin). Currently,
doing a PhD in music pedagogy at the University of Music and Arts in Vienna. Since
2018, she is
invited as faculty to the Summer String Institute at University of North Texas.
Additionally, as a fine example of her interest in musicological research, she was
involved in a
long-term project at Seoul National University that comprises the translation of the
“Beethovens 32 Klaviersonaten” by Jürgen Uhde to Korean, released in fall 2016.