Yoonsung Kim, born in 1994, started playing piano and cello since age six. In 2012, he gave his first piano recital including complete Chopin Etudes Op.10, and since he has performed in Olympus Hall, Sokcho Culture Center, Youngsan Yangjae Hall, YAMAHA Concert Salon in Korea; Gilles-Lefebvre Concert Hall at Orford Festival in Canada; and the various stages at Tanglewood Music Festival such as Taglewood on Parade and Seiji Ozawa Hall while attending Boston University Tanglewood Intitute’s Young Artists Piano Program during 2010-2013.
As a composer, Kim wrote the film score for “Nonsense Mission” that won the 14th Seoul International Youth Film Festival and Competition. Also, his transcription of “The Typewriter” for 8 hands, originally written for the Boston Pops by Leroy Anderson, was performed in Korea and US and favorably reviewed.
He attended numerous master classes of Lang Lang, James Parker, Jacques Rouvier, Boaz Sharon, and so on. Kim was a student of Clara Jung-Yang Shin in Korea and currently studies with Gabriel Chodos at New England Conservatory.