MINJI KIM 26, born in Jeju, South Korea, is earning an Artist Diploma at Colburn School of Music, where she studies with Ronald Leonard. Ms. Kim has won numerous competitions, including the Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld International String, Osaka Music, and New York International Artist Association Competitions. In the Massachusetts American String Teachers Association Competition, Ms. Kim won grand prize and was awarded “best contemporary piece performance.” Ms. Kim has also performed concerti with the Daegu Philharmonic and Ukraine Kiev National Radio Symphony Orchestras. This is her first summer at the Music Academy of the West.