The Royal Shepherd: Violin
Violinist Hae-Jin Kim received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from the Eastman School of Music where she was awarded the prestigious Performer’s Certificate and the Starling Foundation Award. She is currently an Assistant Concertmaster of the Oregon Ballet Theatre Orchestra, a member of the Portland Opera Orchestra, and the first violinist of the WildWood String Quartet.
As an active performer, Hae-Jin has served as Concertmaster of the Oregon Music Festival Orchestra, Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Pearl Chamber Orchestra, Bridgetown Orchestra, MetroArts YAD Orchestra, and Oregon Repertory Singers Orchestra. She also plays with the Oregon Symphony, Portland Chamber Orchestra, and Amadeus Chamber Orchestra. She has played in the Astoria Music Festival, Camerata Musica Salem, Portland SummerFest Opera, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Rochester Oratorio Society Orchestra, and Brockport Symphony.
As a chamber musician, she has appeared in numerous performances including Free Marz String Trio of March Music Moderne, NW New Music, Artesan String Quartet, Asiana String Quartet, and Pacifica Trio. Hae-Jin is a member of American String Teachers Association and Music Teachers National Association/Oregon Music Teachers Association.
She has a private teaching studio in NW Portland, coaches Portland Youth Philharmonic Association Chamber Music Groups, and is a faculty member of the Chamber Music Camp of Portland.