Symphony Orchestra featuring Helen Kim, violin

Friends of Music supports Helen Kim's campus appearance that includes holding a masterclass for our students.

The WashU Symphony Orchestra students will perform under the direction of Darwin Aquino, Conductor-in-Residence.



Matinées Musicales (1941) - Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 (1904) - Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Pictures at an Exhibition (1886, 1922) - Modest Mussorgsky (1839-18818) arr. Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

Violinist Helen Kim enjoys a multi-faceted career that has her regularly performing across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Since her concerto debut at the age of eight, she has given performances at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, BBC Proms, Suntory Hall, and Disney Hall, among others. 

Kim has made concerto appearances with orchestras such as the St. Louis Symphony, Reno Chamber Orchestra, Aspen Festival Orchestra, and the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra and has in recent seasons collaborated with conductors Nicholas McGegan, Peter Oundjian, and Jun Märkl. She has performed works for solo violin on San Francisco Symphony’s Soundbox series and on the Pulitzer Arts Foundation's contemporary music series. 

Kim is currently the Associate Principal Second Violin of the SF Symphony and was recently appointed Associate Concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony.