Kim graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with degrees in education and music. Over the last 30 years, she has played piano in the Lakeshore Big Band, Fat Brass Big Band, and currently subs for the Lighthouse Big Band and Water City Big Band. She also plays for weddings, musical theater orchestras, and has taught piano lessons in her studio. She played tenor sax for the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble and toured with them in Japan. Kim also plays flute for BD Community band. She enjoys playing with her three-piece jazz combo, The Monica Hrudik Combo (https://youtu.be/lvVlQpegncw). Kim currently teaches second grade.