Jeehoon Kim

2021 Round Top Music Festival

Jeehoon Kim
Oboe
Rolling Hills Estates, California
Eastman School of Music
Jeehoon Kim is an oboe player from Los Angeles, California. He has been playing oboe since 4th grade. He is currently studying oboe performance at the Eastman School of Music under Richard Killmer. He has also studied at the Interlochen Arts Academy with Dane Philipsen and studies with the associate principal of the LA Philharmonic, Marion Kuszyk. He was named a 2020 Youngarts winner from the National Youngarts Foundation. He has also won merit scholarship awards from Interlochen and Colburn.

Jeehoon is active in orchestral performances and has played with several different orchestras. He was co-principal at the Colburn Youth Orchestra from 2016-2018. He also played with the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra from 2018-2019. Currently, he is playing with the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra.

He was accepted into the Roundtop Festival Orchestra in 2020.