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Violin Masterclass with David Kim, Concertmaster of Philadelphia Orchestra

Golden State Youth Orchestra

Golden State Youth Orchestra Violin Masterclass with David Kim, Concertmaster of Philadelphia Orchestra

David Kim, Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra, a master performer and master teacher, will lead a virtual masterclass with GSYO symphony violinists. Following the performances, there will be a short Q & A session.

Violinist David Kim was named concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1999. Born in Carbondale, IL, in 1963, he started playing the violin at the age of three, began studies with the famed pedagogue Dorothy DeLay at the age of eight, and later received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Juilliard School.

Highlights of Mr. Kim’s 2020–21 season include appearing as soloist with The Philadelphia Orchestra; teaching/performance residencies and master classes at the Manhattan School of Music, Bob Jones University, the Prague Summer Nights Festival, the Taipei (Taiwan) Academy and Festival, and continued appearances as concertmaster of the All-Star Orchestra on PBS stations across the United States and online at the Kahn Academy, as well as recitals, speaking engagements, and appearances with orchestras across the United States.

The masterclass will feature student soloists: Anna Jun, Cassandra May, Aiden Tang, and Cindy Zhuang.

This event will be conducted virtually via Zoom. Tickets are available on Eventbrite for a suggested donation of $15.

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David Kim


Anna Jun


Aiden Tang