Isaac Kim


The best way

to find yourself,

is to lose yourself

in the service

of others.


Mahatma Gandhi

Isaac Kim is a junior at Stockdale High School.  He started his violin lessons and also performed in public at age 3.  Isaac has participated in school orchestras for the last 8 years, Strolling Strings for 5 years, Bakersfield Youth Symphony since 2013, Kern County Honor Orchestra since 2011, Southern State Honor Orchestra, CODA Strings Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra, All State Honor Orchestra, Kern County Solo and Ensemble Festival, California State Solo and Ensemble Festival, Colburn School Recital, Montecito International Music Festival, Wildwood Music Camp, and Idyllwild Music Festival.  He has served as concertmaster and has been given numerous awards, command performances and scholarships.  He has also appeared on television network, 3ABN, and Valley Public Radio programs.  Isaac is the winner of 2017 Young Artist Competition and performed as a soloist with the Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra.  He also performed as a soloist in the Young People’s Concert with the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra.


Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra

Isaac Kim was featured violin soloist for Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Fall Concert

Isaac Kim was a concert master for Stockdale High School Orchestra Fall Concert.

Eye Witness News Fox 58

The Stockdale High School symphony orchestra practices Tuesday morning, Oct. 17, 2017, in Bakersfield, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

Bakersfield Californian

In the key of (75)G: Stockdale orchestra raising funds for Carnegie Hall trip

October 4, 2017

Young Peoples' Concert Series

Isaac Kim was a violin soloist for Young People’s Concert series.  He performed with The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra  at the Rabobank Theater.

Elementary students, secondary students, and teachers from across Kern County have enjoyed Young People’s Concert series for more than thirty years.

Friday, October 6, 2017

Tehachapi Symphony Concert

The Tehachapi Symphony, directed by Dr. David Newby will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Country Oaks Baptist Church, 20915 Schout Road.

This year’s Young Artist Competition winner, violinist Isaac Kim, will perform Sarasate’s "Zigeunerweisen." The Tehachapi Symphonic Chorus and director Kathy Kelly will join the symphony for Brahms’ "Schickalslied" (Song of Destiny). Brahms’ "Symphony No. 3 in F Major" will also be performed.