“Rockstar violinist... Yoomia Sim is a modern violinist with a difference” -The Press
“Step aside Vanessa Mae, there’s a new violinist in town who has the looks and talent to rococo with you.” - Sunday Star Times
Yoomia is one of the most in demand Modern Violinist in New Zealand and Australia. Yoomia electrifies her audience with her style, presence and brilliant virtuosity. A versatile performer, she interprets the classics with sophistication and finesse, moves her audience with her passion, high-energy, visual show with the legendary tunes from the Classical masters to Led Zeppelin, to tango, to Guns and Roses, to Queen.
Yoomia began her musical training on piano at the age of six and on the violin at the age of nine. At the tender age of 16, she was admitted into the University of Canterbury, achieving a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance at the age of 19. Yoomia continued her studies in Italy and Spain to further her musical training. She has performed for artists such as Il Divo, Olivia Newton John, Florence and the Machine and Michael Bolton at the Sydney Opera house.
"You sounded amazing and look gorgeous!” - Florence Welsch / Florence and the Machine
Her violin playing has led her to perform at major centres in the US including New York St. Patrick’s, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Town Hall, Sidney Mayer Ball, Vector arena and Melbourne MCG. In 2017, Yoomia commences her fourth year as a lecturer at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.
“She happens to look like a supermodel but that’s not all Yoomia Sim’s got going for her…Musician with a difference” - CC magazine