Aram Kim Bryan

Aram Kim Bryan earned a Bachelor of Music degree in viola performance from Missouri State University (MSU) and has taught private and group music lessons on two continents for almost 30 years. She has studied violin and viola under Sam Minasian and Amy Muchnick. As a violist, she has performance experience with symphonies in Arkansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, North Carolina, and Seoul, Korea. She has earned numerous accolades including: Berceuse String Quartet founder; Seoul Central Symphony Orchestra principal chair; Seoul Central Chamber Orchestra founder; music coordinator & performer for the AIDS Quilt Project; music coordinator & performer at Ray Price Theater; 2012 Community Champion Award from the Community Service Association at First Baptist Church West; and in 2014, was honored with the North Carolina Symphony’s Jackson Parkhurst Award for Special Achievement in Music Education.

Aram is the Director of Youth Orchestra Programs with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra where she oversees the Youth Orchestras and the El Sistema-based program, Project Harmony, which is a partnership program between Arts+ and the CSO. From 2002 to 2018, Aram worked for Arts+ in various capacities, most recently as their Vice President of Artistic Engagement and Programs.

Instruments
  • Viola
  • Violin
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