San Diego native Lisa Ji Eun Kim joins the Boston Symphony Orchestra violin section at the start of the 2017-18 subscription season. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Juilliard School, where she studied with Hyo Kang and David Chan. Ms. Kim has participated in various festivals such as Music Academy of the West, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and Verbier Festival, under such mentors as Paul Kantor, Robert McDuffie, Ruggiero Ricci, Robert Lipsett, and Abram Shtern. She was runner-up in the Juilliard School’s annual concerto competition in 2013. For two consecutive years, 2011 and 2012, Ms. Kim won the grand prize of Musical Merit Competition, resulting in a full scholarship to the Aspen Music Festival and School in 2012. Ms. Kim was a member of the Houston Symphony in the 2016-17 season. Ms. Kim is also an active chamber musician and soloist. She has performed as soloist with the San Diego Symphony, Grossmont Symphony, Saratoga Symphony, San Diego Chamber Orchestra, San Diego Youth Symphony, and San Diego Youth Philharmonia.