Yu & I

YuEun Kim (Korea) and Ines Thomé (Germany) met in 2013 when they were studying at USC’s Thornton School of Music

Both musicians are winners of multiple solo competitions for their instruments and experienced chamber musicians who have performed around the world. Together, they are winners of the Beverly Hills National Auditions.

Program is based on folk music from around the world, with a focus on their home countries of Korea and Germany.

These two are exciting their audiences with their charisma and virtuosity.


“They really captivated the audience; standing ovation and an encore… A truly magical experience for everyone!” – Anne Manganero, Pamlico Music Society

Sample Program

  • Romanian Folk Dances – Bela Bartok (Romanian)
  • Mountain Songs – Robert Beaser (American)
  • Die Forelle (The Trout) – Franz Schubert (German)
  • Do you know how many Stars there Are? – Traditional (Germany)
  • Rocky Island – (Korean)
  • Kuejina Chingching Nanae – Traditional (Korean)
  • Histoire du Tango – Astor Piazzolla (Argentina)
  • Nuovo Cinema paradiso – Ennio Morricone (Italian)
  • Tico Tico – Zequinha de Abreu (Brazilian)


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