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      Sung-Im Kim (she/her), born in Seoul, South Korea, started playing the piano at the age of seven. Two years later, she won first prize in the Korean National Competition. By the age of fifteen, Sung-Im had her debut as a soloist with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. She went on to win the Eum Ak Chun Chu and Jung-Ang competitions, among the most prestigious in Korea. As a student in Seoul, she performed numerous solo and chamber concerts, including her solo debut recital as the winner of the Chosun Ilbo National Competition. As an active chamber musician, Sung-Im has performed recitals and chamber music throughout Pittsburgh, collaborating with Ray Chen, Sergey Schepkin, Luz Manriquez, and members of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Internationally, she has performed at chamber music series in Taiwan and has traveled to Shaoxing, China, to perform a solo recital and to give a series of master classes. Sung-Im is an Assistant Teaching Professor in Collaborative Piano, a chamber coach, and teaches preparatory school at Carnegie Mellon University.