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They say that music is the language of the soul, and nothing could be truer for this musician. An inspirational artist, Alicia has earned her reputation as a talented flutist and skillful performer. Through various solo and ensemble performances, she continues to touch people around the world with her distinct and enjoyable musical style. Explore the site and check out her recordings below.

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Flute and notes
Detail of Sheet Music
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Playing Piano
Concert Hall


Alicia Kim is a professional flutist living in Burbank, California. She maintains a flute studio and teaches students of all levels. Currently, she substitutes for the Utah Symphony, Las Vegas Philharmonic and the San Luis Obispo Symphony. As an avid player, she has also performed with the Utah Wind Symphony and Salt Lake Symphony. In 2022, she was an alternate for the National Flute Association Orchestral Audition and Masterclass Competition. For the 2019-20 season, Alicia was an associate member for the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. She has also performed as principal flutist with the American West Symphony and the American Festival Orchestra. During the summer of 2017, she was the principal flutist for the Manitoba Underground Opera.

Alicia received a Graduate Certificate degree from the University of Southern California, a Master of Music degree from Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Utah. Her primary teachers have been Catherine Karoly, Sarah Jackson, John Thorne, Lisa Byrnes, Caitlyn Valovick-Moore and Susan Goodfellow.

Alicia is a sought-after clinician for middle schools and high schools and has frequently been an adjudicator at events held by the Utah Flute Association (UFA). For two years, she served as the secretary of the board for the UFA.

While attending Northwestern, Alicia participated in the Chicago premiere of Salvatore Sciarrino’s Il Cerchio Tagliato Dei Suoni (Cutting the Circle of Sounds) for 104 flutes along with Claire Chase. In September 2015, she performed in the Midwest premiere of John Luther Adams’ Sila: the breath of the world. Alicia has also soloed with the university Baroque Music Ensemble and performed Heinichen’s Mass No. 9 in D Major.


In 2013, she was the winner of the annual Utah Flute Association competition for the college division and the winner of the Salt Lake Flute Forum’s mock orchestral audition competition. Alicia was selected as an alternate for the 2012 National Flute Association Young Artist Competition. In that same year, she performed with the University of Utah Flute Choir at the National Flute Association Convention held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Alicia has also performed in master classes for Jim Walker, Nicole Reiner, Rhonda Larson, Robert Dick, Christina Jennings, Lisa Garner Santa, April Clayton, Amy Porter, Bonita Boyd, Mary Stolper, Kathleen Rudolph, Claire Chase, Alexa Still, Cynthia Meyers, William Bennett, and Emmanuel Pahud.

Aside from her life as a flutist, Alicia is also a proficient pianist and studied diligently for ten years. 


The girl's hand on the strings of a violin

June 17, 2024 - 8:00PM  |  Sandy Amphitheater

Utah Symphony

Empty Orchestra Stage

June 21 & 22, 2024 - 7:00PM  |  Abravanel Hall

Utah Symphony

Classical Music

June 25, 2024 - 8:30PM  |  Thanksgiving Point Waterfall Amphitheater

Utah Symphony

Sheet Music

June 26, 2024 - 8:30PM  | Utah Cultural Celebration Center

Utah Symphony


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