Meet Hyun Jung Kim!

Name: Hyun Jung Kimhyunjung
Originally from: South Korea
Last school attended: Peabody Institute
Notable performance: Debut performance with the Seoul Symphony at the age of 10

Highly praised by jurors and audiences, South Korean pianist Hyun Jung Kim has won major competitions and performed in concert halls around the world. Her exceptional talent has garnered top prizes in numerous competitions, including First Prize at the Asia Chopin International Competition, Second and Special Prizes at the Paderewski International Piano Competition, Second Prize at the Taipei International Chopin Competition, Third Prizes at the Rhodes International and Gina Bachauer Piano Competitions, Fourth Prize at the Seoul International Competition, and Fifth Prize at the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition.

Ms. Kim made her debut with the Seoul Symphony at the age of 10. She has performed with other orchestras such as Paderewski Pomeranian, IASI, and Sungnam Philharmonics, and the Tokyo, KBS, Seoul, Kaoshung, and Suwon Symphony Orchestras. The prizes from the leading competitions led her to major halls including Seoul Recital Hall, Taipei National Concert Hall, ACT CITY Hamamatsu Main Hall, Paderewski Philharmonic Hall, and Ongakudo Concert Hall, among many others.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from the Korean National University of the Arts and is currently attending the Peabody Institute of Music. Hyun Jung Kim is a Yamaha Artist.

 

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