Korean American flutist Sungwoo Steven Kim has performed across the globe, from the United States to Europe and his native, Korea. During his residency in Berlin as a Konzertexamen fellow at ‘Hanns Eisler’ Hochschule für Musik, he was named Acting Principal Flutist with Nürnberg Staatsphilharmonie Season 2011-12. Since his solo appearance debut at Carnegie Hall with the Interschool Orchestra of New York, Kim has given solo performances with numerous ensembles including New York Handel Festival Orchestra, Livingston Symphony Orchestra, William Paterson University Symphony and Haffner Sinfonietta in Boston.
As an equally established soloist, he was awarded top prizes in national and international competitions; First Prize Winner at New York Flute Club Young Artist Competition in 2006, Bohuslav Martinů Prize at the 61st Prague Spring Int’l Competition, Third Prize Winner at the 38th National Flute Association Young Artist Competition among many others.
He is on faculty at Tufts University, Stonehill College, Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Summer Camp, Thurnauer School of Music on the Palisades, and New York Music School. He is a certified Suzuki Flute Teacher.
Kim is currently a Doctorate of Musical Arts candidate at New England Conservatory under the tutelage of Paula Robison and Elizabeth Rowe as the recipient of the Alice Canaday Endowed Scholarship.