Mrs. Robyn Kim is a 1995 graduate of Manchester High School where she was an active participant in the choral music program, performing in the Ninth Grade Mixed Ensemble, Touch of Swing and Capital Swing. In 1999, she graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and received a BA in Music Education.
After college, Mrs. Kim taught three years of middle school in both Henrico and Charlotte-Mecklenburg counties. In 2002, she had the privilege of returning to her alma mater and became one of two choral directors at Manchester High School.
In her tenure at MHS, she has directed Touch of Swing for twelve years. Under her direction, TOS earned Grand Champion at the FAME and Showstoppers National Show Choir Competitions, as well as other top honors. In 2010, Mrs. Kim took over the choral program at Manchester, directing both show choirs, Capital Swing and Touch of Swing, as well as the Chamber Ensemble, the Treble Choir, Just Swingin’ and Vocal Legacy. She currently holds professional memberships in the National Association of Music Education, Virginia Choral Directors Association, the Virginia Music Educations Association and the Virginia Educators Association.
For the 2017-2018 school year, Mrs. Kim will direct Capital Swing, the Chamber Ensemble, the Treble Choir, Touch of Swing and Vocal Swing. Mrs. Kim is happily married to her husband and MHS alum, Ho, and mother to her beautiful children who are students at Spring Run Elementary School, Addisen (5th grade) and Walker (1st grade).