Born in 1987, violinist Kyung-Jun Kim established himself as the most beautiful and prudent rising international violinist.
At age 15, he was the semi-finalist at the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians (China, 2002).
At age 17, Mr. Kim was the semi-finalist at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions (USA, 2005). He won the first-prize at the Jefferson Symphony Orchestra International Young Artists Competition (USA, 2008).
In 2009, violinist was the quarter-quarter-finalist at the Seoul International Music Competition (South Korea, 2009), won the third-prize at the Yokohama International Music Competition (Japan, 2011), the sixth-prize at the Nishinihon International Music Competition (Japan, 2015), the first-prize at the Korea (International Institute of Art) International Music Competition (South Korea, 2015), followed by the complete J.S.Bach Sonatas for Violin Solo Recital at the Uijeongbu Arts Center Recital Hall
(South Korea, 2015).
More recently, violinist Kyung-Jun Kim was the semi-finalist at the Unsigned Only Music Competition (USA, 2016), won the second-prize at the Svirel International Music Competition (Slovenia, 2017), the finalist at the International Institute for Conductors Mastering the Concerto (Bulgaria, 2017), the second-prize at the Malta International Music Competition (Malta, 2017), the quarter-finalist at the <Premio Rodolfo Lipizer> International Violin Competition (Italy, 2010, 2017), and the quarter-finalist at the Forte International Music Competition (USA, 2017).
The following year in 2018, Kyung-Jun won the fifth-prize at the Rising Stars Grand Prix (Germany, 2018).
He was winner of the Salon de Virtuosi Award and recipient at the Stradivari Society of Chicago.
Kyung-Jun Kim holds Certificate in Performance from Yale School of Music (2006-2009), Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in music and politics international relations from Yonsei University (2010-2013, 2015-2018), and Master of Music (M.M.) from the New School.