Biography of Musica Bella Orchestra member Hoon-Jung Kim

Hoon-Jung Kim, violin, is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School and is currently an attorney with the law firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.
      In high school, Hoon-Jung won several concerto competitions on both violin and piano and performed Schumann’s Piano Concerto with the Oregon Symphony, Dvorak’s Romance for Violin in f minor with the Willamette Falls Symphony, and Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen in recital at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, Oregon. Hoon-Jung was also awarded a scholarship to attend the Tanglewood Institute.
      While studying economics and political philosophy in college, Hoon-Jung continued to perform on both instruments in chamber groups and was a violinist with the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra. Hoon-Jung’s principal teachers include violinist Carol Sindell and pianist Harold Gray, both professors at Portland State University and members of the Florestan Trio.

Musica Bella concerts: May 21, 2006; July 8, 2006; October 22, 2006; May 5, 2007; May 6, 2007