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CU Appoints New Orchestra Conductor

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CU Appoints New Orchestra Conductor

by Public Relations Office

December 20, 2005

Cedarville, Ohio-The Cedarville University Department of Music and Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Jun Kim as assistant professor of music. Beginning in January 2006, Kim will teach studio violin as well as conduct the Cedarville University Orchestra. Kim holds degrees from the Peabody School of Music and Indiana University and an artist diploma from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. The Cincinnati resident is completing his D.M.A. in violin performance with a conducting cognate at the University of Cincinnati. Kim has received many awards for his performance on the violin, including the Starling Competition, the CCM Concerto Competition, The Tuesday Musical Competition of Akron, and the Vancouver Youth Symphony Concerto Competition. Dr. Steven Winteregg, chair of Cedarville's department of music and art, stated, "We are really excited about adding a musician of Jun Kim's caliber to the CU music faculty. He will help us to make a strong program even stronger."