SAMEI LIM (OBOE) has won numerous competitions, including the Yook Young Competition, Chautauqua Youth Symphony Concerto Competition, Seoul Philharmonic Young Artists Competition, and the Special Presentation Series of Artists International Competition at Carnegie Hall.
Ms. Lim received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School as a student of John Ferrillo and Elaine Douvas. She also received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at State University of New York at Stony Brook as a student of Stephan Taylor.
She has performed throughout the United States and South Korea as a soloist with Chautauqua Symphony, Seoul Philharmonic, and the Korean Symphony. Ms. Lim has given numerous solo recitals and chamber music concerts, including those at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, Weil Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall and Merkin Concert Hall. She has also performed with great maestros including Kurt Masur, Andre Previn, and Sir Colin Davis as a principle oboist of Prometheus Chamber Orchestra and the New York Youth Symphony. She was invited to play as a guest musician at American Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Camarata Virtuosi, and the New York Chamber Music Society.
Currently Ms. Lim is teaching students privately at Samei Lim Oboe Studio and also as a faculty member of Simon’s Pond Music Festival and School. She is also on the faculty of JCC Thurnauer School of Music.