EDUCATION       

BACKGROUND

THE JUILLIARD SCHOOL 

Soo Yeon was admitted to Juilliard's Pre-College Program at the age of 12. She continued her studies at Juilliard and received Bachelor's (B.M.) and Master's (M.M.) degrees with full scholarship under the tutelage of Stephen Clapp and Sylvia Rosenberg. 

Awards

  • Teaching Fellow in Music Theory and Music History Departments

  • Recipient of Arts Enrichment Fellowship, Concert Fellowship and Morse Teaching Artist Fellowship

  • Teaching Artist appointments at PS 11, George Jackson Academy and City College Academy of the Arts

EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC - UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

Dr. Kim completed her Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) degree from Eastman, majoring in Violin Performance and Literature and minoring in Music History and String Pedagogy. Her interest in mental practice led to extensively researching the topic of mindfulness in instrumental teaching. Her research culminated in a doctoral independent study and lecture recital entitled, "Mindfulness in Instrumental Teaching and Learning:

J.S. Bach’s B-minor Partita as Case Study." 

Teaching Appointments

  • Violin Studio Teaching Assistant of Robin Scott

  • Secondary Applied Violin Instructor at University of Rochester

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