“…the alternating alarms and chirps, both chilling and playful, in “Abyss of the Birds,” a lengthy solo played with inexhaustible virtuosity by Ms. Kim.”
-The New York Times
Yoonah Kim is a Korean-Canadian clarinetist that has won multiple competitions, including the prestigious Concert Artists Guild International Competition with our Shine ST-2 clarinet. The first solo clarinetist to win CAG in nearly 30 years, Yoonah Kim joins the ranks of prominent solo clarinetists discovered by CAG, including David Shifrin, Michael Collins, and David Krakauer. As principal clarinetist of The Juilliard Orchestra and The Mannes Orchestra, and also as a soloist of DuPage Symphony Orchestra and Maui Chamber Orchestra, Yoonah has performed at prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall, David Geffen Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and Symphony Space. Born in Seoul and raised in British Columbia, Yoonah Kim holds a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Mannes College of Music at The New School, where she studied clarinet under Charles Neidich.