Minjee Kim, 17 year old, is a senior at the Orange County School of Arts in Santa Ana, California. Born in Seoul, South Korea, she began playing the piano at the age of six and currently studies with Teresa de Jong Pombo of the Colburn School. Minjee has won numerous local and national competitions, including the MTAC Piano Solo Competition in 2013, 2014, and 2015 and the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition in 2016. A Montecito International Music Festival scholarship recipient, she has made various solo performances in venues such as the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and Carnegie Hall in New York. Minjee is an active chamber musician and performs regularly with her ensemble group through the Junior Chamber Music. As the Vice President of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, she enjoys volunteering and performing at community outreach homes during her free time.