Esme Arias-Kim, violin

Hometown: Hoffman Estates, Illinois

Meet Esme

Esme performed on Show 389 from Merkin Hall on September 25, 2020.

Esme Arias-Kim (violin), 14, lives in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, and is a ninth grader at Fremd High School. She is a Merit Scholarship Fellow at the Music Institute of Chicago’s Academy and studies violin with Almita Vamos and David Lisker. Esme received Grand Prize in the junior division of the 23rd Annual Sphinx Competition and has won first place in competitions such as the New York International Artist Association, Lisker Music Foundation Young Artists Scholarship Competition, and the Walgreens National Concerto Competition. Esme enjoys writing, running, cooking and drawing, and she is especially interested in the intersection between visual art and music.

Listen to Esme

Show 389, New York, NY
Estrellita by Manuel M. Ponce