Performance Today has invited musicians from the top American conservatories to visit the PT studios for a week-long residency. We'll hear them play great music and talk about their backgrounds, their ambitions, and what it means to be a musician.
First Prize winner of the 2012 Jacques Lancelot International Clarinet Competition, 25 year-old South Korean clarinetist Sang Yoon Kim is known for his musical sensitivity, seamless tonal range and technical brilliance.
During the 2012-13 season, Kim will make his solo debut at Walt Disney Concert Hall performing the Copland Clarinet Concerto with the Colburn Orchestra under LA Philharmonic conducting fellow Dietrich Paredes.
Kim was the first Korean clarinetist to be accepted to the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris where he studied with Michel Arrignon and Pascal Moragues.
Previously, he studied at the Conservatoire National Region de Rueil-Malmaison for three years with Florent Heau. During the time he also studied chamber music with great performers such as Philippe Bernold and Hae-sun Kang. Kim is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at the prestigious Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles under the tutelage of Yehuda Gilad.
Listen to in-studio interviews with host Fred Child and exclusive musical performances