She gained her BA and first MA in Korean traditional percussion at Korean National University of Arts and received the Grand Prize at the KBS Korean Traditional Music Award as a member of the group ‘Ensemble SINAWI’ in 2012. She is currently MA student at SOAS, University of London, and a member of London-based group ‘Urban Sound’ who has been active in various European countries. Jihye Kim will never stop to interact with various artists and to create her own particular genre as a soloist musician.