Isaac Kim

12404 Monterey Beach Dr
Bakersfield, CA 93311
admin@musicofbakersfield.org
(661) 747-2960

Website: isaackim.me

 
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The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.

Mahatma Gandhi


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Speaking at Bakersfield Breakfast Rotary Club

Speaking at Bakersfield Breakfast Rotary Club

Education

  • Stockdale High School (2015-2019)

  • GPA
    - 4.5 (weighted scale) and 4.0 (unweighted scale)

  • Class Rank
    - 1 out of 533


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Isaac recognized for attending Boys State by California State Assemblyman.

Isaac recognized for attending Boys State by California State Assemblyman.

Forensic award

Forensic award

Extracurriculars

  • American Legion Boys State (2018)

  • HOSA: Future Health Professionals (2015-Present)
    - 2018-19 Chapter President
    - 3-time State Competitor and 2-time International Competitor
    - Partnered with Arthritis Foundation to raise $15,000

  • Stockdale Coding Club (2016-Present)
    - 2017-18 and 2018-19 President
    - 2016-17 Founding Officer

  • Honors Performance Series Finalist (2018-2019)
    Invited to play at Carnegie Hall and Sydney Opera House

  • New York International Music Festival (2018)
    - Concertmaster of a showcase orchestra performing at Carnegie Hall

  • Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra (2015-Present)
    - 2018-19 Concertmaster
    - Performing in Wakayama, Japan as concertmaster

  • Stockdale High School Orchestra (2015-Present)
    - 2018-19 President
    - 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19 Concertmaster

  • Kern County Honor Orchestra
    - 2017 Concertmaster

  • California Orchestra Directors Association (CODA) All-State Orchestra (2017, 2018)

  • California Orchestra Directors Association (CODA) Honor Orchestra (2015, 2016, 2018)

  • Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra Soloist (November 2017)

  • Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra Soloist (October 2017)

  • Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra Soloist (May 2017)

  • Forensics: Speech and Debate (2015-2016, 2017-Present)
    - 2016 SVFL Valley Championships - State Qualifier - Policy Debate
    - Kern Region 2015-2016 Policy Debate - 3rd place

  • Member of Math Honor Society

  • Member of National Honor Society

  • Member of California Scholarship Federation


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Community Service

  • Music of Bakersfield, a nonprofit organization
    - Founder and President
    - Trains young musicians to perform for senior citizens and community
    - Dozens of active volunteers perform at seven locations weekly
    - Organized the first ever Bach in the Subways in Bakersfield with twenty-three volunteers playing for six hours
    - Nominated for Beautiful Bakersfield Award


Click to open article about Isaac in Tehachapi News

Click to open article about Isaac in Tehachapi News

Awards/Honors

  • National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist (2018)

  • AP Scholar Award with Distinction (2018)

  • Hina Patel (Most Inspirational Musician) Award (2017, 2018)

  • Most Outstanding Musician (2017, 2018)

  • Winner of Young Artist Competition (2017)

  • Winner of Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra concerto competition (2017)


Medical Clinic in Bolivia

Medical Clinic in Bolivia

Work Experience

  • Paid Medical Assistant (Summer 2018)

  • Volunteer Dental Assistant (Summer 2018)

  • Medical Clinic in Bolivia (Summer 2018)


Special effect by Isaac Kim

Special effect by Isaac Kim

Hobbies

  • Videography and editing

  • Coding applications

  • Drone Piloting

  • Visual effects

Click to visit Music of Bakersfield website.

Click to visit Music of Bakersfield website.

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