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MinJung Kang - Violinist

Violinist MinJung Kang has captivated audiences throughout Asia, North America and Europe in such venues as Berlin Philharmonie and Konzerthaus, Munich Gasteig (Philharmonie) and Herkulessaal, Schloss Elmau, National Hall Taipei and the Seoul Arts Center. Her artistry has been praised as "first-class performance that was marked by a direct, spontaneous manner, a strong sense of line and a consistently sweet and singing tone” by The Baltimore Sun.

Since her debut with the Seoul Youth Philharmonic at the age of nine, Ms.Kang has appeared with the München Bayerischer Rundfunk Symphony, München Chamber, Kammerakademie Potsdam, Jeunesse Musicale World, Amadeus Radio Chamber, Taipei Symphony, KBS Symphony and Seoul Philharmonic, among others. She is frequently featured in television in South Korea; her live, radio and CD recordings have been broadcast worldwide.

She has also garnered many first and top prizes including ARD (including the Audience Prize), Taipei(including Modern Piece Performance Prize), Postacchini, Dong-A and Concert Artists Guild. Ms. Kang is the recipient of the Sydney Friedberg Prize and the Wun-Pa Music Prize as the Instrumentalist of the Year. Alongside her solo work, Ms. Kang performs at various chamber music festivals and has collaborated with first chairs of the Berlin Philharmonic, Peabody Trio and Tokyo String Quartet.

Born in Seoul, Ms. Kang studied with Nam-Yun Kim and Ik-Hwan Bae in South Korea, Victor Danchenko in the USA, Herman Krebbers in Holland, and Ana Chumachenco and Krzysztof Wegrzyn in Germany. She has held the position as a concertmaster of the Komische Oper Berlin and currently is on the faculty of the Dr. Hoch`s Konservatorium in Frankfurt am Main and the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, Germany. With Cellist Uwe Hirth-Schmidt, she is the founding member of the Morpheus -Duo, -Trio and -Quartet in Berlin and is in high demand as chamber music partner.



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