Bachelor of Music: violin performance, Azusa Pacific University
Bella Hyojeong Kim is from South Korea. At the age of five she began violin lessons. Through listening to a variety of music from a young age, she was inspired to play different styles of music along with classical music. She had her debut concert when she was 9-years-old and from then she continually opened all the concerts that were programmed for audiences who loved classical and new age music. She went to prestigious art schools in Korea which are Yewon Art middle School, and Seoul Art High School, and during her sophomore year of Seoul Art High School, she decided to come to the United States in order to continue her lessons with Yuki Mori and Min-jung Park who were the students of Jascha Heifetz. Bella Hyojeong Kim wanted to pass on the teaching method she has inherited from her teachers, so started teaching since freshman year of high school.
One of her accomplishments as a concertmaster was in Goyang Youth Symphony; she performed at Aram Hall with Cellist Young-Chang Cho. She was also given the opportunity to instruct Goyang Youth Orchestra for two years. She won 1st place in different competitions such as Music Journal, Hanmi, Ara, Sungjung, and MTAC Music Scholarship Competition Los Angeles Branch. Bella Hyojeong Kim also has recorded film soundtracks and music for commercials in Capitol Records and The Bridge Recording.
In 2016, she performed as a member of orchestra at Walt Disney Hall and began to attend as a music performance major at Azusa Pacific University. In 2022, she earned her Bachelor degree from Azusa Pacific University and is continuously teaching and performing.