A native Korean violist Hyobi Sim is the Associate Principal Violist of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. She began the study of viola when she was 12 years old. She won prizes at Tertis International Viola Competition, Music Chunchu Competition and Seoul Arts Center Competition.
Sim has made solo appearances with The Saint Paul Orchestra where she performed the Italian Serenade by Hugo Wolf and the Sinfonia Concertante in E flat Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. She also had solo appearances with many other orchestras such as Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Gyungki Philharmonic Orchestra, Gyungchal Symphony Orchestra, Curtis Chamber Orchestra and more.