HYUN-WOO KIM

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HYUN-WOO KIM  

Passed away unexpectedly on May 11, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife SooJung, his son, Euijin, his daughters, Eunhie and Eunyoung, his sister, Yeongin Lee, his brother-in-law, Dong Myung Lee, his nephew, Samuel Suckjae Lee, his nephew's wife, Jung-Yoon Lee, his niece, Sohaye Lee, his great-niece and great nephew, Annabel Suhjoo and Christopher Sunwoo Lee, and his mother-in-law, Bokhi Kim.
 
Born November 12, 1952 in South Korea to YungJo Kim and Sikyung Pi, Hyun-Woo came to the United States to study and become a violinist. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the Juilliard School of Music and joined the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) in 1978. He has been an active performer as a member of the NSO for nearly 40 years, and the Manchester String Quartet for 37 years. His recital at the Phillips Collection received critical acclaim, and he had been a guest artist with various ensembles in the Washington area.
 
Hyun-Woo was a devout Catholic and devoted parishioner at the Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Vienna, VA where he played the violin at the 11:15 a.m. mass on Sundays. He also volunteered for the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind.
 
The viewing and the funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. respectively at the Our Lady of Good Counsel (OLGC) Catholic Church, located at 8601 Wolftrap Rd. SE, Vienna, VA 22182. The burial is scheduled for 1:00 pm at Fairfax Memorial Park at 9900 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA 22032-1903.

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Our Lady of Good Counsel Schoo
8601 Wolftrap Rd
Vienna, VA 22182
(703) 938-3600
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Published in The Washington Post on May 16, 2018