Faculty A-Z

  • Yuri Kim

    Part-time Assistant Professor


    Hailed as a “powerful player,” and praised for her “arresting, intelligent,” and “splendid” playing by The New York Times, as well as for the temperament, poetry, and singing quality of her sound.

    Soloist, Atlanta Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, New York Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Symphony, Round Top Festival Orchestra, Korean Broadcasting Symphony, Buchon Philharmonic, Taipei National Philharmonic, Hudson Valley Philharmonic,  and International Sejong Soloists. Collaborations with conductors such as Yoel Levi, Heichiro Oyama, and Vladimir Feltsman.

    Recitals at Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, the 92nd Street Y, Amnesty International at Mannes, and in Kuala Lumpur, under the auspices of his royal highness Sultan Salahuddin of Malysia. Appearances at Aspen Music Festival, Taos Chamber Music Festival, Round-Top Festival, Shendlee Music Festival, Merano Festival (Italy). Performances of German Lieder and song cycles with her husband, tenor Nils Neubert.

    Recipient of the Uris Brothers Foundation award, which enabled her to study at Mannes. First prize winner, Virginia National Competition, and Artists International Distinguished Artists Award. Solo and orchestral performances in the United States, Europe and Asia. Recorded for Well-Tempered Productions (National Public Radio Award). TV appearances on Emmy Award- and Peabody Award-winning feature on Channel 13’s City Arts and on NBC’s Today Show, as well as concert broadcasts on KBS in Korea. Radio appearances on NPR and WQXR, as well as in Korea, Malaysia, and Russia.

    Faculty, International Academy of Music (Italy and Russia), Puigcerda Music Festival (Spain), and the Beethoven Institute at Mannes. Taught at the New Paltz Piano Institute, Special Music School of America, Summit Music Festival, Burgos International Music Festival (Spain), Bizier Music Festival (France), and Duxbury Music Festival.

    Her students have won the New York Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony, New Amsterdam Symphony, and Summit International Music Festival concerto competitions, and have joined the rosters of IMG, and Young Concert Artists. Students also won first prizes at the Duxbury Music Festival chamber music competition, as well as the Puigcerda Music Festival and Burgos International Music Festival solo competitions in Spain. Other students have joined the faculties at Mannes, The Juilliard School, City University of New York, and Montclair State University, and some have also become leaders in important arts organizations.

    MM and BM, Mannes College of Music. Professional studies, Mannes College of Music. Piano studies with Nina Svetlanova, Edward Aldwell, and Vladimir Feltsman. Chamber music with Felix Galimir. Analysis with Carl Schachter. Faculty, Mannes College since 1999.

    Current Courses:

    UG Lessons

    GR Lessons