Mun Jeong Kim
MunJeong Kim was born in Seoul, Korea in 1994 and started studying the violin aged 7. In 2006 MunJeong won a place to The Purcell School of Music in the UK and was a holder of a scholarship given by the government’s music and dance scheme where she studied with Nathaniel Vallios and Evgeny Grach. MunJeong is now a postgraduate student at the Royal College of Music, London having recently graduated with BMus Hons where she is continuing her studies with Itzhak Rashkovsky.
She has performed as a soloist with orchestras, chamber musicians and as an orchestral player around the UK in venues such as the Wigmore hall, Cadogan Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Saatchi Gallery, Royal Festival hall, Elgar Room in the Royal Albert Hall and Buckingham Palace.
In 2009 she played Bruch Scottish Fantasy with the Wantage Orchestra. In 2011, MunJeong participated in the AIMS music festival, in Solsona, Spain involving teachers such as Sergey Ostrovsky, Alexander Anissimov and Gustav Rivinius. In 2012, at the New Virtuosi music course, she had masterclasses with Rivka Golani and Krzysztof Smietana. Her most recent masterclass at RCM was with Marc Danel, Ani Schnarch and Alina Ibragimova.