Ji Eun Kim was born 1993 in South Korea. She had her first clarinet lessons at the age of 10. She was a member of Haeundae Youth Orchestra and won the Second prize from Busan Youth Woodwind Competition. She moved to Berlin in 2013 where she studied under Prof. Georg Zeretzke and then with Prof. Wolfgang Mäder and Prof. Joannes Gmeinder at the University of Music and Theatre „Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy“ Leipzig. She is a member of Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Leipzig with her woodwind quintet – UNO under the direction of Prof. Anna Garzuly.