Jungeun Kim

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Photograph © Keisuke HoashiMs. Kim began piano studies at age three and made her public debut at age eight. After winning a Presidential Prize in the Korean National Music Competition, she performed with the Korean National Philharmonic.

As a scholarship recipient, she earned her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School.

She has won numerous awards, including the Young Musicians Foundation Competition and VOCE Competition in Los Angeles. In addition, Ms. Kim has performed as a recitalist and guest artist with orchestras and ensembles in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, and the Far East, and she has appeared on CBS, CBC, Voice of America, and NPR broadcasts.

She has been presented at some of the world’s most prestigious venues, including Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, Weill Hall, the National Gallery of Arts, and the Phillips Gallery.

Ms. Kim has been featured in the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Chamber Music series, and has collaborated with such distinguished artists as Sarah Chang, Ida Kavafian, Ruggiero Ricci, Aaron Rosand, Peter Wiley, Kurt Masur, Riccardo Chailly, Wolfgang Sawalish, James Depreist and Charles Dutoit.

From 2001 to 2005, Ms. Kim served as director of the Hartwick College Summer Music Festival and Institute in Oneonta, New York. In 2005 she founded the New York Summer Music Festival, where she serves as the Executive Director.

Ms. Kim joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music as a staff pianist of its world-renowned Student Recital Series in 1999, Administrative Coordinator of Concerts and Recitals in 2004, and Director of Instrumental Accompaniment and Outside Performances in 2009.