October 19-24, 2015
Saetbyeol Kim, from South Korea, began her musical studies at the age of five. Ten years later she began taking part in several piano competitions in her home country, including the 40th Music Educational Competition (1st prize) and the Daegu 10th TBC Broadcast competition.
After a successful debut with the Pohang Philharmonic Orchestra, at the age of sixteen, she received the Talented Teenagers National Award in 2005. Ms. Kim won the 2015 Dallas International Competition, 2012 Rochester Philharmonic Concerto Competition and had two concerts with Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. She was invited as the guest artist to perform a solo recital at ‘Rising Star Concert’ at Texas State International Piano Festival (2014).
Saetbyeol completed her Master’s degree at the Eastman School of Music, where she holded an accompanying assistantship and served as the teaching assistant to her teacher, Enrico Elisi.
Saetbyeol is currently pursuing her Artist Diploma at The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory under Professor Marietta Orlov.
J.S. Bach Prelude and Fugue No. 17 A-Flat Major, BWV.862, WTC I
Haydn Piano Sonata XVI:46 in A flat Major, 1st mvt.
Chopin Etude Op.25, No.6
Liszt Transcendental Etude No.10 in F minor
Liszt Spanish Rhapsody
Beethoven Sonata in E-flat Major, Op.31
Ravel La Valse
Kapustin Variations, Op.41
Tchaikovsky Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, Op.23