Lucie Kim, age 16, is an eleventh grader at the Orange County School of the Arts. Lucie began taking piano lessons at age six and currently studies with Ariel Yang at Opus 119 School of Music. She made her Carnegie Hall debut at age nine, and has won top prizes at numerous competitions.
Lucie received First Prize at the San Jose International Piano Competition along with the “Most Promising Young Talent Award,” Gold Medal at the Southern California Junior Bach Competition, First Prize at the Steinway Junior Piano Competition, and First Prize at the Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition. She is a two time First Prize winner at the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, and was a Silver Medalist at the quadrennial Virginia Waring International Junior Solo Competition. She also won First Prize in the SoCal Philharmonic Young Artist Concerto Competition, and will perform with the orchestra this spring. Most recently, she was a Gold Medalist at the Piano Star International Competition.
Lucie has performed in masterclasses with world-renowned artists including Stanislav Ioudenitch, William Grant Naboré, Dang Thai Son, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Robert Shannon, Bernadene Blaha, and George Li.
In her spare time, Lucie loves to play golf with her friends and family.
You can find Lucie’s 2022 International Piano Competition performance here.