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.

Who We Are


  • Kyung Hee Kim

President Emeritus:

  • Soon Hee Lee
  • Jee Hyun Kim

Founders Emeritus:

  • Tae-Ja Kim
  • Dr. Mathew C. Kim

Misook Doolittle
Lillie Kim
Diana Pae
James Rhee
Eunsook Lee
Dong Ryung Lee

Cathy Cho
Soon-Bin Chung
Hyo Kang
Chin Kim
Jung-Ja Kim
Robert Kopelson
James Kreger
Soon-Hee Lee
Ki-Sun Sung

Sung Nam Choi Suk
Kyung Hee Choi
Hobong and NamJoo Kim
Peggy and Steve Park
Sumi and Stephan Kim

Ms. Suzanne Pyon, Executive Secretary Treasurer
Ms. Inah Chung, Executive Assistant

Ms. Ashley Kim, assistant

Kun-Woo Paik
Young Chang Cho
Kyung Wha Chung
Dalton Baldwin
Dong-Suk Kang
Jung-ja Kim
Young Uck Kim
Cho-Liang Lin
Hae Sook Rhee
Mi Jung Lim

Ms. Lynne Mazza
Ms. Hyo Han
Ms. Barbara Ciannella
Ms. Gloria Gari
Ms. Judith Thacher

Sy Kim, Attorney
John Lieberman, Accountant