Meet the Orchestra

Kangwon Kim


Kangwon Lee Kim, Madison Bach Musicians concertmaster and Assistant Artistic Director, is a versatile violinist with repertoire ranging from baroque to 21st-century using both baroque and modern violins. 

She has performed throughout the US as well as in Korea, Canada, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Norway, and Czech Republic and has collaborated with world-renowned musicians including Menahem Pressler and Laurence Lesser. 

As a baroque violinist, Ms. Kim has performed with the Smithsonian Chamber Players, the Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble, Brandywine Baroque, the Classical Symphony, Calisto, Indy Baroque, Greater Lakes Baroque, and the Baroque Band. She has also appeared in faculty recitals at the Baroque Performance Institute at Oberlin and has given guest recitals at Pomona College and the University of Pennsylvania. Ms. Kim was Assistant Professor of Violin and Chamber Music at Biola University in CA and has also taught at Ripon College and Lawrence University Conservatory. 

Recently, Ms. Kim has been invited to serve as music director of Love in Music, a nonprofit organization that reaches out to the underserved communities in the LA area, and she enjoys training and working with the music teachers who give free lessons to the young students.  During the summer, she teaches at Credo summer chamber music festival at Oberlin College and is the chair of MBM’s Summer Chamber Music Workshop.