Stephen Kim trained at the Curtis Institute of Music under Shmuel Ashkenasi, Aaron Rosand, and Joseph Silverstein and was awarded the Curtis Institute’s Milka Violin Artist Prize in 2018. He is currently studying at the Juilliard School under Hyo Kang. He has won prizes at a number of competitions : the Yehudi Menuhin, the Sendai, and, more recently, the Premio Paganini. He has worked with, among others, the Curtis Chamber Orchestra, the Carmel Symphony, the Terre Haute Symphony, the Austin Symphony, the Suwon Philharmonic, the Sendai Philharmonic, and the Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice. He recently performed in the recital series of the Stradivari Society and the Verbier Festival Academy. Stephen Kim is the only person to have won three of the competitions organised by the Aspen Music Festival : the Brahms Violin Concerto in 2014, the Dorothy DeLay Memorial Fellowship in 2013, and the AACA Mozart Violin Concerto Competition in 2011.