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A gifted 15 year old clarinetist, Yi Sak Kim lives in Fayetteville, NC and is a sophomore at Berean Baptist Academy. He began studying the clarinet at the age of 11 with his father Sejung Ra.

Yi Sak has extensive competition experience. He won 1st prize at the national competition, AACS (American Association of Christian Schools) in 2016, 2nd prize in junior woodwind category of MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) national competition in 2016, in San Antonio, Texas having won the Eastern Division MTNA competition. Yi Sak also won the NC State MTNA competition in 2014, 2015 and 2016.



In 2016, he received 1st prize in the Tar River Young Artist Competition performed with that orchestra in March 2017. Also in 20171, he was the finalist in the Harlan Duenow Young Artist Concerto Competition and Winston-Salem Peter Perret Competition. Yi Sak served as a 1st chair clarinetist in the NCCSA Honors Band and attended Bob Jones Summer Music Camp on a scholarship. He is a member of the Fayetteville Chamber Orchestra.

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