Profile

Susy Yim

violin

Susy Yim joined the Richmond Symphony in 2001 after completing her Master of Music degree at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. Ms. Yim earned her undergraduate degree from Boston Conservatory, where she received the Arthur B.Whitney award for highest scholastic achievement and was the winner of the Boston Conservatory Concerto competition. She has studied with Raphael Fliegel, Kenneth Goldsmith, Tatiana Dimitriades and David Kim. A native of Hong Kong, Ms. Yim started playing the violin at the age of four and attended the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts when she was nine. Competitions and summer festivals have brought her to countries including France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Scotland, and Japan. Ms. Yim is also an active chamber musician and teacher: she’s on adjunct faculty at the University of Richmond, and is currently a member of both the Richmond Chamber Players and the Oberon String Quartet, which is in residence at St. Catherine’s and St. Christopher’s Schools.