Min Jung Kim
Min Jung Kim was born in South Korea and began piano lessons at age 6. She earned her B.M. in Piano Performance from Seoul National University, South Korea in 2006 while studying with Soojung Shin and her M.M. and Performer’s Diploma in Piano Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music at Bloomington where she studied with Shigeo Neriki. As the 1st prize winner of the 2007 Indiana University Concerto Competition, she performed the Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Indiana University Chamber Orchestra under the conductor Uriel Segal. At Indiana, she was awarded Gyorgy Sebok’s scholarship and she was appointed as principal pianist for Distinguished Professor and legendary cellist Janos Starker’s studio. She also participated and performed at Vienna International Summer Music Festival, Spain Tenerife International Music Festival, and Jeju island Music Festival. Ms. Kim has recently earned her D.M.A. at the University of Minnesota where she studied with Distinguished McKnight Professor Lydia Artymiw.