Where Are They Now? Cellist Daniel Kim

December 2, 2023



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All Classical Radio celebrates the 10th anniversary of On Deck with Young Musicians by following up with 10 of the musicians who were interviewed in the first season of the show. The series is hosted by All Classical intern Jahlysa Azaret.

Raymond Loyuk, 67, of Seattle, feeds bread to a raft of ducks at Green Lake Park on Sep. 29, 2021. “They come from the lake, they know me. You can see there is no fear. It is a matter of trust,” said Loyuk describing his relationship with the ducks. Loyuk says that he tries to come to feed the ducks at Green Lake on a regular basis.
Photo credit: Daniel Kim

Daniel Kim is a former cellist, now photojournalist based in Seattle, Washington. In our eighth episode, Daniel talks about how he became a photojournalist and the art of storytelling through photography. He shares a story about a photo that helped him to connect with his Seattle community and then he shares advice for young musicians.

To the right is the photo of Raymond that Daniel references in this episode.

Click here to listen to Daniel’s 2014 interview

Below is Daniel’s 2023 bio:

A lifelong Pacific Northwest resident, Daniel Kim is a proud Korean American staff photographer and drone pilot at The Seattle Times. Previously, he covered Northern California as a photographer at The Sacramento Bee.

His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, San Francisco Chronicle, The New Yorker, CNN, NBC, ABC, and NPPA magazine.

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