Violinist Kyung Jun Kim ’09CERT won the third prize at the Fifth Yokohama International Music Competition (strings professionals general category. The competition was held from August 7th to August 27th, 2011.
The Yokohama International Music Competition began in 2007 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Yokohama Harbor; it has been held every year since. The competition provides gifted musicians from Japan and overseas with the opportunity to perform, as well as to give Yokohama a central role in promoting cultural exchange.
In addition, Mr. Kim visited Italy last year and received a diploma at the 29th Concorso Internazionale di Violino (Rodolfo Lipizer).