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Christy Kim


Christy Kim, flutist and fellow in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, enjoys an active career as an orchestral and chamber musician. She has performed with the Chicago Symphony and the St. Louis Symphony, joining them on their International Tour in 2017. Her chamber music appearances include performing in the Kennedy Center’s Conservatory Project. Christy has spent summers at the Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West in Montecito, CA , and National Repertory Orchestra in Breckenridge, CO. She holds a Master’s degree from the San Francisco Conservatory and received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern California. Christy’s principal flute teachers are Mark Sparks, Tim Day, Jim Walker, and Susan Greenberg.

Favorite piece of music? Strauss' Four Last Songs

Why do you think music is important? Music heals, nourishes, and inspires us. Music can be an introspective experience that provides solace, as well as a collective one that fosters bonds within a community.

What do you like to do outside of music? Hiking, playing with dogs, yoga, cooking