YOUNGJUNG KIM 25, born in Seoul, South Korea, received his bachelor’s degree at Yonsei University as scholarship recipient. Before finishing his studies at Yonsei University, Mr. Kim was appointed Concertmaster of both the Yonsei Symphony Orchestra and Summit Chamber Orchestra, in addition to other professional ensembles. Mr. Kim has received awards from both the Summit Concerto Competition and Chicago Young Artist Competition. Currently, Mr. Kim is a graduate student at Manhattan School of Music, where he studies with Sheryl Staples, Associate Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, as a full scholarship recipient.