Grace Kim

Australian pianist Grace Kim is a Winston Churchill Fellow who is known currently active as a soloist, chamber musician, artistic director, and educator. 

She has performed with the major symphony orchestras of Australia, Belgium, Turkey, Russia and Ukraine, and won numerous prizes in various national and international competitions. Grace as the national Keyboard winner of the 2000 Symphony Australia Young Performers Award, also receiving the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Trust. 

Grace has performed in major concert halls such as Het Concertgebouw, and De Doelen in Holland, the Sydney Opera House, and the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. 

Many of her performances have been broadcasted on radio and television in Australia and Europe. 

In 2006, she performed before Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of The Netherlands and the Australian Governor General, in celebration of the 400th year anniversary of Dutch-Australian contact. 

Passionate about chamber music, Grace regularly works with distinguished artists. She was the founding member of the Odyssey Piano Trio. The Trio has toured successfully in the Netherlands, Italy, France, Germany and Australia. 

Grace is now based in Sydney after living and working in the Netherlands for 8 years. Since returning, her engagements include performing in ABC Classics Sunday Live concert, ScotchArt series (Melbourne), as well as adjudicating in national eisteddfods in Sydney and Mildura. 

A teaching staff in the Rising Stars Program at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Grace holds a private teaching studio and was the 2013/14 Artistiic Director of the Rivendell Recital Series, and Opera Night at Rivendell.