Jungjik Kim

Jungjik Kim, Republic of Korea
Jungjik Kim, Republic of Korea

International Composition Competition "Piano Trio" 2017 - 1st Prize for the work "Stück 2"

€ 5,000 donated by GRAWE - Grazer Wechselseitige Versicherung AG

Jungjik Kim, Republic of Korea

Jungjik Kim (* 1982) was born in Jechoen (Republic of Korea). He began his composition studies at Dankook University in South Korea with Bongo Kim, Seungsik Choi and Junyoung Park. After graduation, he moved to Essen (Germany) in 2010, where he is currently continuing his studies with Günter Steinke at the Folkwang University of the Arts.

Kim has won numerous awards for his compositions at festivals at home and abroad, including at the "Seoul Composition Music Festival" and he received the "Folkwang Prize 2015".

His compositions include u.a. The Blackskirt (for flute and piano; 2011/12) *, Sextett (for flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin, viola and cello; 2012/13), dunkel, dünn, dry (for large ensemble for 15 female musicians, 2013/14), II. Streichquartett (2014/15) and Stück 1 (for solo piano, 2015/16).

Kim's award-winning work was performed in the second round of the "Klaviertrio" section of the FS & MM 2018 as a compulsory piece by all the ensembles on this tour.

*: Austrian premiere took place as part of the FS & MM 2018.

Effective: Summer 2018

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Composer Jungjik Kim in the o-ton: "I want to write strange sounds."
In this video you can hear excerpts from the prizewinning piece "Stück  2" by Jungjik Kim, played by the Korean ensemble Trio Cascara. Member of the FS & MM Presidency Chia Chou explains how the "Composition Competition Piano Trio" was created. In addition, the Japanese-Russian trio Ars tells how it has approached the work.

Music Performance:

Gun Young HWANG - Piano (Republic of Korea)
Hee Myeong LEE - Violin (Republic of Korea)
Seong Woo BAE - Violoncello (Republic of Korea)
Live recording: Raphael Kapeller


● Chia CHOU, Member of the FS & MM Presidium & Professor of Chamber Music at the University of Music Graz
● Jungjik KIM, composer and prizewinner of the International Composition Competition Piano Trio 2017
Ayaka TSUJI, Piano (Japan)
Rustem MONASYPOV, Violin (Russia)
Seiji YOKOTA, Violoncello (Japan)