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Staff Accompanist

Degrees:
D.M.A in Piano Performance, Minor in Vocal Collaborative Piano University of North Texas, in progress
M.M. in Piano Performance, Minor in Instrumental Collaborative Piano, University of North Texas
B.M. in Piano Performance, Keimyung University, Daegu, S. Korea

Phone: (940) 898-2500
Email: skim8@twu.edu

Mr. Sung-Yun Kim is the staff accompanist at Texas Woman’s University. Prior to coming to Denton, he was an adjunct instructor, instrumental and vocal coach, and a collaborative pianist-in-residence at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma. He has also served as a Teaching Assistant at the University of North Texas. He has won many piano competitions in South Korea and the third prize winner in the International Piano Workshop Competition in Varna, Bulgaria. He has performed as a soloist with the Keimyung University Orchestra, the Daegu New Philharmonia Orchestra, and the Bulgaria Varna Philharmonic Orchestra.

As a Collaborative pianist, he has appeared in recital with performed with Julianne Baird, voice professor at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey and Ewa Izykowska-Klosiewicz, voice professor of The Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music of Poland and has performed with the Keimyung Opera, the Daegu Male Choir that received second prize in International Choir Olympics Official Competition and first prize in competition held by president of S. Korea, the Keimyung University Choir and the University of North Texas A Cappella Choir, the Recital Choir, the Grand chorus, the UNT Symphony Orchestra, the UNT Concert Orchestra, and the North Texas Chamber Choir for GIA publications. He also serves as a pianist in First United Methodist church in The Colony.

Mr. Kim received his musical training at the Keimyung University with First Prize, in Daegu, South Korea. Under the tutelage of Joseph Banowetz, he earned his master of music degree in piano performance and is anticipating receiving a doctor of musical arts degree in piano performance from the University of North Texas.

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