Name: Jihoon Jun
Originally from: Seoul, South Korea
Last school attended: Seoul National University, DMA candidate
Notable performance: Jihoon gave a solo performance in the Vienna Joseph Dichler Piano Competition finals.
Pianist Jihoon Jun was born in 1986 in Seoul, Korea and was honored to be the youngest student ever admitted to the University Mozarteum, Salzburg. In 2006 he released his first solo recording, Tag der offenen Tür. He has participated in the International Mozarteum Summer Academy and the International Courchevel Summer Academy. In 2010, Mr. Jun graduated with honors from and is now a doctoral candidate at the Seoul National University.
Mr. Jun has played with the Korean Baroque Chamber Orchestra, Gangnam Symphony Orchestra, Hungary Virtuoso Symphony Orchestra, Amadeus Ensemble, Porto National Symphony Orchestra and Trio Z-Art.