Competitions & Awards
2014: Concert Artist Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition (USA), Semifinalist
2013: Wideman International Piano Competition (USA), Semifinalist
2012: Campillos International Piano Competition (Spain), Semifinalist
2011: Jefferson Symphony International Artist Competition (USA), First Prize
2010: Isang Yun International Music Competition (South Korea), Fourth Prize,
2009: Manchester International Concerto Competition for Young Pianists, Third Prize
2009: South Orange Symphony Orchestra’s Artist Competition, First Prize
Pianist Sungpil Kim has been praised for his “…finely controlled…varied colour…magic in its atmosphere, individuality and poise along with considerable technical finesse,” by International Piano Magazine. He has performed as a soloist with the Manchester Camerata in England and the Changwon Municipal Philharmonic Orchestra in Tongyeong, Korea.
In August 2014, Mr. Kim gave a recital as part of Yamaha’s Rising Artist Series in Seoul, Korea. Most recently, he presented a recital as a part of the House Concert Series in Seoul, Korea.
In 2013, Mr. Kim released his debut album as a singer-songwriter and began working as a spiritual lecturer. A prolific sacred music composer, he has written and premiered numerous choral works, among which the most praised are his Gloria, Magnificat, and Ave Maria.