Violinist Taehyun Kim studied violin and chamber music in Vienna, Hannover, Hamburg and Oslo. Her musical development has been influenced by H. Beyerle, V. Erben, J.Kalichstein, B. Kuschnir, W. Levin, G. Pauk, E. Perenyi, M. Pressler, M. Rostropowitsch, A. Steinhardt and others. During her studies she formed a piano trio with her sisters in Vienna, the Kim Trio, and made a successful career as a chamber musician.
Taehyun Kim was a prizewinner in many competitions including the Prima La Musica Competition, International Chamber Music Competition in Trondheim, Trapani, Verona, Karlsruhe, and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Competition Berlin.
The Kim Trio has been awarded the chamber music prize of Freunde Junger Musiker in Germany, the scholarship by the Live Music Now foundation established by Yehudi Menuhin in Austria and Germany, the Friedrich Jürgen Sellheim Society and recently the Annemarie and Hermann Rauhe Award for Contemporary Chamber Music Hamburg 2009.
She has been invited to appear in numerous concerts and international music festivals in many European countries, Australia, Brazil and Korea, and has been heard on many radio stations including KBS, NDR, NRK, RBB and ABC.
Website for the Kim Trio: www.kimtrio.com.