Jun Kim

Jun Kim


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Biography - Jun Kim

Commended as having snappy energy and a terrific ear for detail by Milwaukee Magazine, and as bestowing “stylish support” by the Baltimore Sun on Schumann Cello Concerto Recording, Korean-American Conductor, Jun Kim has extensively conducted orchestras in North America and Europe.

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Emerging winner of the 2012 Black Sea Conducting Competition in Romania, the 2013 Orquesta de Cordoba Conducting Competition in Spain, the 2015 American Prize in Opera Conducting, as well as being the recipient of the 2018 Beethoven Conducting Prize by the European Music Academy, Jun Kim's conducting was aptly described by the Duluth News Tribune as "... emotions spilled wondrously.” In 2017, Jun Kim received an invitation to guest conduct the North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the oldest orchestras in Europe,  at Smetana Hall in the heart of the city in Prague, as a part of the Best conductor award at L’Academie lyrique conducting masterclass in Vendome, France.

Jun Kim conducted Ravel’s challenging, jazzy score with snappy energy and a terrific ear for detail...
— Milwaukee Magazine
... emotions spilled wondrously over into a performance...conducted by Jun Kim...
— Duluth News Tribune

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