About Harker Concert Series: Jonah Kim & Julia Rowe
Julia Rowe trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and the San Francisco Ballet School. After school she joined Oregon Ballet Theatre and was promoted to the soloist rank shortly thereafter. In 2013, she joined San Francisco Ballet, and was promoted to soloist in 2016. Rowe has performed a wide variety of classical and contemporary repertory, include many principal roles, throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia and has originated featured roles in many works.
Born in South Korea, Jonah Kim was awarded full scholarship to The Juilliard School’s pre-college division at age 7 and enrolled at the Curtis Institute of Music at 11. Kim defines a truly American school of cello by reconciling the Italian, German, Russian, Franco-Spanish and Hungarian lineages. He has soloed with the National Symphony, Atlantic Classical Orchestra, Festival Mozaic Orchestra, Palm Beach Symphony, Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra, Stanford Philharmonia, Spokane Symphony, Symphony of the Americas, and many more.
Rowe and Kim have created a series of dance music videos; their work is featured on many popular online forums including the string magazine Violinist. com and the UK-based arts station ClassicFM.
The Harker School
The Harker School is a non-profit, private K-12 school in Silicon Valley that has earned international recognition for its top academics, quality teachers and students' achievements. Founded in 1893, Harker is the largest independent school of its kind in California, with a dedicated campus for each of its divisions – elementary school, middle school and upper school – in San Jose, Calif.