Currently Teaching: Music Academy Boulder, Music Academy, Summer Programs
Kim has lived in Boulder since 2001. She moved here from Chicago, where she played in numerous orchestras throughout the whole metro area. She taught at North Park University and Valparaiso University, as well as private students in her home. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree from St. Olaf College in Minnesota, and continued her studies at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and in Cleveland with John Mack, principal oboist of the Cleveland Orchestra. She currently serves as Principal Oboe of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra and 2nd Oboe of the Boulder Chamber Orchestra, as well as performing in a freelance capacity with various groups across the Front Range. In addition to her musical activities, Kim serves on the St. Olaf College Alumni Board, has a passion for health and nutrition on both the physical and spiritual level, and is an avid Colorado Rockies fan!