Cellist Leo Kim completed graduate studies at the California State University, Fresno studying under Dr. Thomas Loewenheim. He received his primary instruction from the late Pearl Winter, with subsequent instruction from Nancy Skei and Dr. Angela Beeching. He has performed in master classes taught by Tsuyoshi Tsustumi, Emilio Colon, and Wendy Warner. Leo Kim maintains a large studio of private students and served as principal cello instructor of the Half-Day String Program for FOOSA 2014. Kim is on the faculty at University High School in Fresno. He plays an 1846 Thomas Kennedy cello.