Michelle Kim began her violin studies at the age of 6. She has continued her studies with Kyung Sun Lee, Aaron Berofsky, Cho Liang Lin, and Alexander Kerr. She holds degrees from Seoul National University, University of Michigan, and attended Rice University as a D.R. Starling Foundation recipient. She recently graduated from Indiana University with Performers Diploma. Ms. Kim has performed as a soloist with the Kansas City Philharmonic, Topeka Symphony, Busan Sinfonietta, and the Daegu MBC Orchestra. She has performed as concertmaster in various orchestras including the Texas Music Festival, Chautauqua Music Festival, KNN Orchestra and Rice University Symphony Orchestra. She has attended Music Academy of the West, Great Mountain Music Festival, New York String Orchestra Seminar, Banff Centre for the Arts, Atlantic Music Festival, and the Garth Newel Emerging Artist Program.