The New York Times has singled out flutist Beomjae Kim’s playing for its “memorable eloquence.” A winner of Astral’s 2017 National Auditions, he has appeared at the Seoul Arts Center, Lincoln Center, SubCulture, National Sawdust, Trinity Wall Street, the Guggenheim Museum, Brooklyn Museum, and Carnegie’s Zankel Hall, Weill Recital Hall, and Stern Auditorium. From 2014-2016, he was a fellow of Ensemble Connect (formerly Ensemble ACJW), a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and Weill Music Institute.
Mr. Kim has been featured in such festivals as the Alba Music Festival in Italy, the Dani Muzike Festival, the Charles E. Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music, the Bowdoin International Music Festival, Lake George Music Festival, the New York String Orchestra Seminar, and in “A Classical Christmas” in Bali. He has also appeared in concerts sponsored by UNICEF, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Kumho Cultural Foundation, the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, and the BMI Foundation.
Beomjae Kim earned a Bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College, and holds both a Master’s degree and Artist Diploma from the Manhattan School of Music. During his studies, he received the Conservatory Dean’s Scholarship, President’s Award, Bowdoin Woodwind Fellowship, Kaplan Fellowship, and Toyota Motor Corporation Scholarship.