Director of Instrumental Accompaniment
Jungeun 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 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, Riccardo Chailly, James Depreist, Charles Dutoit, Kurt Masur, and Wolfgang Sawalish.
From 2002 to 2005, Ms. Kim served as director of the Hartwick College Summer Music Festival and Institute. In 2005 she founded the New York Summer Music Festival, where she serves as the executive director.
Ms. Kim became a staff pianist at the Curtis Institute of Music in 1999, administrative coordinator of concerts and recitals in 2004, and director of instrumental accompaniment and outside performances in 2009.