Cellist Jia Kim has appeared on stages across the US, South America, Europe, and Asia, appearing in venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Avery Fischer Hall, Chicago Symphony Center's Orchestra Hall and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Her performances have been broadcasted on WQXR, PBS and KMZT Classical, acclaimed by the New York Times, Vermont Today and South Florida Classical Review among others. In addition to performing, Ms.Kim is a dedicated teacher and was invited to do a Visiting Artist Residency at the University of Hawaii and the College of William and Mary. Currently she serves as faculty at the Brearley School, New York Youth Symphony's Chamber Music Program and has been recently appointed as Artistic Director of International Music Sessions, which is a unique summer program that brings youths from around the world with a mission to foster integration and cultural exchange through music. She is evermore grateful to her mentors and teachers Ronald Leonard, Itzhak&Toby Perlman, and to Joel Krosnick, whom she studied with at the Juilliard School for a Bachelor ('11) and Master Degree ('13) in Music.