In 1984, the Korea Music Foundation (KMF) was chartered in the State of New York as a non-profit organization. Since it’s inception, the Foundation has presented over 300 solo New York debut recitals at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and Merkin Concert Hall, 7 Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble’s debut concerts at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center and has presented established artists in concert for fundraising events at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, including Kun-Woo Paik, Dong-Suk Kang, Young Uck Kim, Alissa Park, HaeSun Paik and Daejin Kim. In 1999, KMF inaugurated a chamber music series at the Korean Cultural Service New York and presented over 400 musicians at this venue. Since 2001, KMF launched the KMF Virtuoso Concert Series at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, presenting over 40 international musicians in chamber music concerts.




Ms. JeeHyun Kim has a distinguished reputation in the music business. Her varied experience includes: a member of Global Advisory Council, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMSLC), a member of the International Advisory Board, Manhattan School of Music, International Advisor for The Colburn Academy, Professor at the School of Music at Myoung-Ji College (Seoul, Korea), President and CEO for Casual Classic Co., Ltd. (Seoul) and chairwoman for the Seoul Royal Symphony Orchestra. She is currently on the jury for the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in Seoul, since 2011 Ms. Kim works with Chamber Music Today, the ATT Korea Auditions (Manhattan School of Music), Classic Pot (Long Distance Education Program in collaboration with the CMSLC, and the LG Lincoln Center Chamber Music School for gifted and talented students from low income families, to name a few. JeeHyun Kim specializes in structuring outreach programs and developing concert programs. We are pleased to welcome JeeHyun Kim as the new President of the Korea Music Foundation.




Board of Trustees

Mrs. Dolores An

Dr. Jai Ock Chu

Dr. Kun-Young Chung

Dr. Matthew C. Kim

Dr. Unsup Kim

Dr. Zung Wan Kim

Ms. Soon-Hee Lee

Dr. Woon Soon Lee

Dr. Young Hee Lowe

Mrs. Eunsook Pai

Mr. Kyu Sung Woo


Audition Committee

Cathy Cho

Soon-Bin Chung

Hyo Kang

Chin Kim

Jung-Ja Kim

Robert Kopelson

James Kreger

Soon-Hee Lee

Ki-Sun Sung


Friends Committee

Kiwon Chung

Dr. Taesun Chung

In Aie Kang

Chae Kum Kim

Myung Ja Kim

Poyoung Lee Kim

Aeja Lee

Chaeim Lee

Eunsook Pai

Young Joo Rhee

Sung Nam Choi Suk




Ms. Sung Eun Cho, Executive Secretary & Treasurer

Dr. Paul Yeon Lee, Executive Assistant


Advisory Board



Young Chang Cho

Kyung Wha Chung

Soon-Bin Chung

Martin Canin

Dalton Baldwin

Daniel Ferro

Dong-Suk Kang

Hyo Kang

Jung-Ja Kim

Young Uck Kim

Cho-Liang Lin

Kun-Woo Paik



Dr. Chaanshik Choi

Mr. Yongjin Han

Mr. Edward Kang

Mr. Michael Gains

Dr. Daisil Kim-Gibson

Mr. Isaac Lee

Ms. Lynne Mazza

Mr. John Pai

Mr. Chang Moon Sohn

Mr. Kyu Sung Woo





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