Saehyun Kim, piano

Hometown: Weston, Massachusetts

Meet Saehyun

Saehyun performs on Show 439.

Saehyun Kim (piano), 16, is a South Korean pianist based in Boston, Massachusetts. In July 2023, he was awarded the First Prize, the Audience Prize, and the Junior Jury Prize in the Cleveland International Piano Competition for Young Artists. Most recently, he was also named a 2024 YoungArts Winner with Distinction in Classical Music (Piano). Previous major accolades include first prizes in the Morningside Music Bridge International Concerto Competition, the NEC Preparatory School Concerto Competitions (Categories B and C), and the Harvard Musical Association High School Achievement Awards Competition; notably, he took second prize and was the youngest finalist at the International Tchaikovsky Online Piano Competition for Young Musicians. Over the past decade, Kim has performed at venues across the U.S., France, South Korea, and Japan, such as Jordan Hall, Salle Cortot, Seoul Arts Center, and Yamaha Hall Ginza, appearing as a soloist with the Canton Symphony, Sendai Philharmonic, and Korean Symphony. Currently, he is a Lang Lang International Music Foundation Young Scholar and a senior at Walnut Hill School for the Arts, studying with HaeSun Paik, faculty at New England Conservatory.

Listen to Saehyun

Show 439
Gaspard de la nuit, I. Ondine, Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)