Principal Second Violin
Born in Seoul, Korea, Anna Kim Kazepides came to the United States to pursue her music studies at The Juilliard School. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees studying with teachers Joseph Fuchs, Margaret Pardee, Felix Galimir, and Joel Smirnoff.
Prior to joining The Phoenix Symphony in September of 1997 as a second violin, Kazepides freelanced in New York City and performed with many orchestras, including the Jupiter Symphony and Riverside Symphony. She gave her debut recital at the Carnegie Recital Hall in 1992. Additionally, she has performed at Tanglewood, Banff Summer Festival, the Meadowmount Summer School and the Bowdoin Music Festival.
Kazepides enjoys playing chamber music and can be heard performing with The Phoenix Symphony Chamber Orchestra and The Downtown Chamber Series. In her free time, she likes to work out at the gym and spend time with her son, Alex, and her husband, Michael.