Bryan Im is a fifteen-year-old freshman at Bellarmine College Preparatory. He has been playing the viola for three years and is now studying under Mrs. Pei-Ling Lin at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Pre-college division. Prior to playing the viola, he has played the violin for six years. Bryan has been in GSYO for three years and is now the co-principal violist for the Senior Symphony of GSYO. He has performed in Czech Republic and Austria for the 2022 Tour. Also, He has placed 1st place in Junior Division of the Silicon Valley Music Competition (2022), 3rd place in KAMSA Junior Division (2022), and 2nd place in KAMSA Senior Division (2023).
During the summer of 2022, he participated in the Summer Music Institute at Tateuchi Hall and studied with Yun Jie Liu, the Assistant Principal violist in the San Francisco Symphony. This 2023 summer, he will be attending the BUTI Tanglewood program.
You can find Bryan’s 2023 Baroque Music Competition viola performance here.