Artist's Biography


Kyounsoo Kim

Conductor
Both as Cellist and Conductor,Kyounsoo Kim has appeared as a passionate musician Including recitals and orchestral concerts in Korea.
Russia and United States. He presented twenty successful chamber music series at Rimsky Korsakov hall in Petersburg.
He also created the cello ensemble “sarabande” which consist only his pupils. Since 2006, He was invited from New York Laureate Youth Orchestra as a music director. Born in Korea and studied at Kyung-Hee university where he got Bachelor’s degree of music.He earned Master of music from Saint-Petersburg conservatory and performers certification from Tchaikovsky conservatory. When he study in Russia, He played as a Member of Saint-peters berg string chamber and Cello ensemble.
His teachers include Byunghoon Park.Sergei Roldugin.Analie Nikitin and Dmitry Mashalsky. Kyounsoo Kim is currently a Conductor and Music director of New York Laureate and New Jersey Youth orchestra as well as a Principal cellist of chamber Sonata Da Chiesa.

Soohyun Jeon

Clarinet
Clarinetist Soohyun Jeon has appeared as a soloist including recitals and performed in orchestral concerts in Korea and United States. He played the Aaron Copland Clarinet concerto with Aaron Copland School Orchestra under Conductor Maurice Peress in Lefrak Concert hall and the Twentieth Century Club, and performed Mozart Clarinet Concerto with Prime Symphony Orchestra. And Mr. Jeon has made solo appearances for Yonsei Alumni Concerts and ensemble ‘Sonata Da Chiesa’. He received Master degrees at the Manhattan School of Music and Queens College, and recently he is a candidate for the Doctor of Music Art Program at the Graduate Center of CUNY.

Emily Stanek

Flute
Emily Stanek is the flute instructor at both Anderson University and Wabash College in Indiana.  She is the second flutist with the Lafayette Symphony and the former principal flutist with the Akron Symphony in Ohio.  She also performs regularly with the Muncie Symphony and the Anderson Symphony.  Emily has performed recitals throughout the United States, including New York, New Jersey, Ohio, California, and Maine.  The Dailyfreeman newspaper of Rhinebeck, NY writes, “Curiosity and courage light her discoveries; seeking the infinite with virtuosic agility, her tone wakes the eternal…and holds us in thrall”.  She has given guest recitals and masterclasses at the University of Southern Maine and Kent State University. 
Emily is the winner of numerous competitions, including the National Flute Association Orchestral Excerpt Competition and the San Diego Young Artist Gold Competition.  Emily was a guest soloist with several Indiana orchestras, including the Anderson Symphony Orchestra, the East Central Indiana Chamber Orchestra, the Kokomo Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Anderson University Orchestra.  Her teachers include Ronna Ayscue, Frances Lapp Averitt, Julia Mattern, Claude Monteux, Jeff Zook and Barbara Kallaur (on baroque flute).  She has also performed nationally and internationally in masterclasses with Emmanuel Pahud, William Bennett, Mathieu Dufour, Carol Wincenc, and Barthold Kuijken.

Miyun Chung

Violin
Violinist, Miyun Chung, born in South Korea and received her Bachelor's degree from Han-Yang University in Korea. In her native country, She received prizes at Korea Music Competition and she was a winner of Kumho Young Artist Competition . As an orchestra player, she was a concertmaster of Manhattan School of Music Philharmonia. Recently she performed as a soloist at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall for Han-Yang University Fellowship Concert.
She is studying Master's degree at Manhattan School of Music and she is a member of chamber ensemble Sonata da chiesa , Universal Artists Association and Ureuk Symphony Orchestra. She studied with Euimoung Kim, Gunwoo Ryu, Lisa Kim, Glenn Dicterow, currently with Yoko Takebe.

KyungNam Oh

Cello
Kyung-Nam Oh was born in Seoul, Korea.  He graduated from Sun-Wha Art High School and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in music from Kyung-Hee University.  He earned a Master’s degree from Ball State University with a full graduate assistantship and a Performance Diploma from Indiana University with a Dean's Scholarship. He is in the final stages of a Doctor of Arts degree in music at Ball State University.  Mr. Oh was a founding member of the Beehouse Cello Ensemble and of the Melomania Chamber Orchestra and has played in the Korean Symphony Orchestra, Won-Joo Philharmonic Orchestra, Muncie Symphony Orchestra, Anderson Symphony Orchestra and Marion Philharmonic Orchestra. He was a winner of the Ball State University Graduate Solo competition and has appeared as a soloist with the Ball State Symphony Orchestra, Gloria Mission Orchestra, and Immanuel Orchestra.  Mr. Oh has played numerous solo and chamber music recitals including in the US Mid West, South Korea and Hungary. He has played in Masterclasses of Richard Aaron, Arto Noras, Timothy Eddy, Hans Jørgen Jensen and Janos Starker. Mr. Oh is currently an adjunct cello faculty member at Taylor University and at Anderson University and is a director of Master's Youth Orchestra & MYO Young Artist Competition. He is a member of Anderson Symphony Orchestra and Trio Cantabile. His teachers have included Yonghee Hong, Minja Hyun, Jong Young Lee, Roger Malitz, Mihai Tetel, Sharon Robinson and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi.