Heralded for her “perfect performance” on Korean Times of Utah, violinist Yeagi Kim Broadwell has a unique international background. She has performed and studied in Korea, Russia, the Netherlands, Belgium, England, Czech Republic, and the United States. Musicians she has collaborated with include Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Eugene Ugorsky, members of Calefax Reed Quintet, Jenny Oaks Baker, Bryn Terfel, Michael Bublé, members of Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, and members of Utah Symphony. Ms. Broadwell has also been featured in master classes with David Kim, the concertmaster of the Philadelphia Philharmonic, and Igor Frolov, resident composer and professor of music at the Moscow Conservatory.
A native of Busan, South Korea, Ms. Broadwell demonstrated talent and passion for music at an early age, studying piano with her mother at the age of five and taking up the violin at seven. Prestigious competitions won include the Dongpaek Young Musicians Regional Competition, Open Siberian Competition for Young Composers, and Riverton Metropolitan Orchestra Competition for Young Artists. She has also participated in the International Festival of Twentieth-Century Young Musicians in Moscow, and Idyllwild Music Festival and Killington Music Festival in the US. Ms. Broadwell’s list of prestigious international venues, includes the Concertgebouw Hall and the Doelen in the Netherlands, Queen Elizabeth Hall in Belgium, and the University of Cambridge in England.
In demand as a concert violinist, Ms. Broadwell has performed and toured with the Novosibirk Youth Symphony Orchestra, Codarts Symphony, Nationaal Jeugd Orkest, Nieuw Kamer Orkest, BYU Philharmonic Orchestra, Utah Philharmonia, and the Orchestra at Temple Square, the resident ensemble for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Ms. Broadwell has also been a featured soloist with the Riverton Metropolitan Orchestra, Nebo Philharmonic, and the Oquirrh Mountain Symphony.
Ms. Broadwell holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts in violin performance from the University of Utah. She also holds a Master of Music from the Rotterdam Conservatory in the Netherlands and a Bachelor of Music degree from Brigham Young University, where she held a full scholarship and served as a teaching assistant. Ms. Broadwell is also a graduate of the Novosibirsk Specialized Music School, a specialized conservatory that cultivated renowned musicians Vadim Repin and Maxim Vengerov. Her teachers include Igor and Vesna Gruppman, David Park, Olga Marchenko, Monte Belknap, and Judd Sheranian.