Adjunct Instructor of Violin/Viola



B.M. University of Cinncinnati College Conservatory of Music,  M.M. New England Conservatory of Music


Jin Hee Kim is a violinist and a native of South Korea, came to United States in 1992 to study at the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick, MA. She received her Bachelor, Master (with a Music Education Concentrated Certificate), and Graduate Diploma degrees in violin performance from the New England Conservatory of Music with Michèle Auclair and James Buswell, as well as a Doctorate degree from Boston University, where she was a teaching assistant to Prof. Roman Totenberg.

Dr. Kim’s performance experiences include concerto, solo, and chamber concerts in the U. S., Canada, Korea, and Europe at Carnegie Weill Recital Hall in New York City, the Old City Hall in Leipzig, Sejong Center Chamber Hall in Seoul, and other numerous music festivals and venues in these countries. Prizes awarded to Dr. Kim include the first prize at the International Chamber Music Competition of CMFoNE in New York, Tourjée Alumni Award at the New England Conservatory in Boston, and other scholarships and prizes as well. Currently, Dr. Kim teaches violin and viola at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has also taught at the Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, MA, and the Powers Music School, Belmont, MA, in the greater Boston area. Her students have won many concerto competitions and district auditions.

She is married to Mu Kim, who is a classical music lover and Air Force military officer. The Kim family lives in Beavercreek, OH.