Ji Young Kim

Ji Young Kim, flute (Seoul, South Korea), has worked as an orchestral player, soloist, and chamber musician across the United States, Asia, and United Kingdom. She is currently a scholar at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where she is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in Flute Performance. She holds a Master of Music from The Juilliard School, having studied with Carol Wincenc and Robert Langevin, as well as a Bachelor of Music from the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she studied under William Bennett and Kate Hill. As a soloist, she was recently named winner of the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition. Her competition successes include first prize in the New York Flute Club Competition and the Royal Academy of Music Flute Competition. She has also participated in various music festivals including the British Flute Society “Future Flute Fest”, Oxford Flute Summer School, and Orford Musique. Ji Young was invited as a Teaching Assistant for the 35th William Bennett International Flute Summer School. A keen chamber musician, Ji Young had the opportunity to perform Vijay Iyer’s ‘Five Empty Chambers’ as a part of Juilliard Creative Associate Claire Chase’s ongoing Density 2036 project: part iv (2016). Her flute trio, Image Trio, was awarded “Very Highly Commended” in the Nicholas Blake Woodwind Ensemble Prize, and they were Semi-Finalists in the 18th International Friedrich Kuhlau Flute Competition.