Ji Hyun Kim

Ji Hyun Kim

Assistant Professor in Residence, Piano

    Constance Hall 206
    (309) 677-3895



Korean pianist Dr. Ji Hyun Kim’s versatile qualities as a soloist, collaborative pianist, and chamber musician have distinguished her as a prominent performer. Prize winner at Dobrich Music Competition, Ibla International Competition and first prize winner of Korea Piano Competition, Kim’s engaging and passionate playing has made her a popular pianist across the United States, Korea, Italy, Germany and Bulgaria. Her performance with Rumania Banatul Timisoara Orchestra in Korea was met with great acclaim.

Kim greatly enjoys working with musicians of every concentration and in any accompanying venture. She has collaborated in Saxophone Trio and Clarinet Duos with faculty members of Ball State University, and performed extensively in the studios of James Campbell, Otis Murphy, Patricia Stiles, Brian Horne, Emilio Colon, Peter Stumpf and Mimi Zweig as an accompanist at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

Kim also has a comprehensive background as a pedagogue, having been involved in the instruction of students at all skill levels. She taught in several capacities at Indiana University, including Supervisor of Piano Accompanying, Associate Instructor in Piano, Accompanying Coordinator and a distinguished faculty of the Young Pianist Program. In addition to her collegiate teaching, Kim has coached pianists from age 4 to 84, and prides herself on cultivating an environment of joyful learning.

Kim received her Doctorate of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where she studied with Karen Shaw. She is currently serving as a Staff Collaborative Pianist at Bradley University.