Youjin Kim

19 years, Republic of Korea

Music Education:

  • Central Music School of Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory though 8th grade.
  • 1st year in Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, 2016
  • Violin lessons with Marina Keselman, Professor of Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, till the present day (3rd year).
Music Camps and Festivals:
  • North London Music School International Summer Course (UK), 2008-2011
  • Dortmund Music School (Germany), 2010
  • Jurmala Music Festival (Riga, Latvia), 2009
  • Cremona International Music 
  • Academy and Competition (Italy), 2011.


  • V. Bobylev International Violin Competition, Ryazan, Russia, 2008, 2nd Prize
  • Cremona International Competition for Strings, Cremona, Italy, 2011, 1st Prize
  • the Demidov International Violin Competition, Yekaterinburg, 2015, 3rd Prize
  • Leopold Auer International Competition of Violinists and String Quartets, Saint Petersburg, 2016, diploma.
Concert performances:
  • Royal Academy of Music (Duke’s Hall) concert, 2008-2011
  • Purcell School (London) concert, 2008-2011
  • Dortmund Music Concert Hall, 2010
  • Rachmaninov and Small Concert Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow, 2008-2011
  • Concert Hall of the Academic Music College at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, 2007-2011
  • Stradivari Museum, Cremona. 2011
  • St. Martin-in-the-Fields Concert, London, 2011.


I round
J. S. Bach. Prelude from Partita No. 3 for Violin Solo in E major, BWV 1006
N. Paganini. Caprice No. 22, F major, Op. 1
W. A. Mozart. Violin Concerto No. 3, G major, KV 216. 1st mvt

II round
J. Brahms. Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108
E. Chausson. Poème for violin and orchestra, Op. 25
S. Prokofiev. Five Pieces from the Ballet «Cindirella», 1. Waltz

III round
P. Tchaikovsky. Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35