Virtual Violin Master Class with David Kim

Free event, open to the public, advance registration is required


David Kim will work with MSU violin students and talk with Professor Berlinsky about their famed teacher Dorothy DeLay who was a graduate of MSU.

Thursday, October 22, 4:30-6:00pm EDT

Free and open to the pubic. Advance registraton is required, click here to request attendance to this Zoom webinar.

Generously sponsored by the Belle S. and Julius N. Harris Distinguished Visiting Artist Fund established by Lauren Julius Harris.

About the artist

Violinist David Kim was named Concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1999. Born in Carbondale, Illinois in 1963, he started playing the violin at the age of three, began studies with the famed pedagogue Dorothy DeLay at the age of eight, and later received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School. Highlights of Mr. Kim’s 2020-21 season include appearing as soloist with The Philadelphia Orchestra in Philadelphia and on tours of the Midwest and Florida; teaching/performance residencies and masterclasses at Manhattan School of Music, Bob Jones University, Prague Summer Nights Festival, the Taipei Academy and Festival, and continued appearances as concertmaster of the All-Star Orchestra on PBS stations across the USA and online at the Kahn Academy; as well as recitals, speaking engagements, and appearances with orchestras across the United States. His instruments are a J.B. Guadagnini from Milan, Italy ca. 1757 on loan from The Philadelphia Orchestra and a Michael Angelo Bergonzi from Cremona ca. 1754. Mr. Kim resides in a Philadelphia suburb with his wife Jane and daughters Natalie and Maggie. He is an avid golfer and outdoorsman.

Learn more about David Kim on his website

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