Felix Kim will be performing the 1st movement of the Boccherini cello concerto in B flat major, G. 482 at the Children’s concert on February 10, 2018.
Felix Kim is in the eighth grade at Gateway Middle School where he enjoys math and tech classes. At age nine he started cello with his current teacher, Leslie Marckx. He also has weekly coaching sessions with pianist, Dr. Li-Tan Hsu. He enjoys playing in the Debut Symphony Orchestra in the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras. Last summer Felix attended the Indiana University Summer String Academy where he studied with Susan Moses. He has also performed in masterclasses for Hans Jørgen Jensen and Richard Aaron at the Seattle Young Artist Music Festival. Prior to learning cello, Felix was a member of the Northwest Boychoir where he performed on numerous occasions with the Seattle Symphony in Benaroya Hall. Other interests include earning a first degree black belt in Taekwondo, watching the Seahawks and Mariners, bike riding, family camping trips, playing video games and anything related to Star Wars and Legos.