About Khullip Jeung
Violinist, Khullip Jeung has performed and taught throughout the US, Europe, and Asia as soloist, chamber musician, and sought after violin pedagogist. Mr. Jeung started playing the violin at the age of 5 in South Korea and soon after immigrated to Hawaii. He had his solo debut with the Honolulu Symphony at the age of 9, playing the Khachaturian Concerto and soon after the Lalo Symphonie Espagnole to great acclaim. At the age of 15, Mr. Jeung moved to New York, after being accepted to the Juilliard Pre-College to study with Dorothy DeLay on scholarship. He received the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees at Juilliard studying with Sally Thomas with the C.V. Starr Scholarship, Teplitsky Memorial Scholarship, and the Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship to name a few.
Mr. Jeung has been awarded the Grand Prize in the Korea Times Music Competition (LA), American String Teachers Association Competition (HI), and the youngest recipient of the Morning Music Scholarship to name a few. Television and radio broadcasts include, Saturday Night Live, The Saturday Morning Show, Saturday AM, Superkids, MBC Arts Theater and much more. He was also featured in the String and Bow music magazine of the October 2006 publication. His two, live-recorded, unedited inspirational CDs have had enormous popularity both here in the US and abroad and is currently working on the third album. Most recently, he also recorded the only instrumental numbers for the new upcoming Broadway, “Gatsby”. Mr. Jeung has also been invited to judge many competitions such as the New York International Music Competition and National Young Musicians Showcase Competition. He is also the founder and chairperson of the International Virtuoso Competition.
Mr. Jeung is on the faculty of The Juilliard School Pre-College and Mannes College of Music. From 2005 to 2014, he has also been the music director of the highly acclaimed Good Neighbor Ensemble based in New Jersey. Most recently Mr. Jeung has been appointed as music director of the Love Violin Ensemble and Organization which is starting its international expansion into the United States. He is also a founding member of the BeneSori Quartet which extensively performs in the NY metropolitan area and the President of the BeneSori Music Foundation which he created in 2013. During the summers, he has taught at the Maui Summer Music Festival and the Waterville Valley Chamber Music Festival. He is also teaching at the Narnia Summer Music Festival in Italy starting 2014. In 2013, Mr. Jeung founded the 4Strings Music Festival in New York and is also its director.
Performed and taught throughout the US, Europe, and Asia as soloist, chamber musician, and sought after violin pedagogist.