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Orchestral Studies Faculty
Tianjin Juilliard School
ABOUT THE ARTIST
June Moon Kyung Hahn has performed at the Tianjin Chamber Music Festival, Festival Connect 2021, Percussion Festival in Poland, International Computer Music Conference in Shanghai, Juilliard ChamberFest, Juilliard’s Focus festival, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival and the PerKumania in Paris. She also regularly appears in the Tongyeong International Music Festival, Seoul Spring Festival of Chamber Music, Seoul International Computer Music Festival, and Music in PyeongChang Festival in Korea.
Hahn has collaborated with composers and commissioned pieces for percussion. She is a member of Ensemble TIMF and Percussion Duo Moitié, which has premiered many works by living composers. Hahn gave the U.S. premiere of Michael Jarrell’s concerto with the Juilliard Orchestra under the baton of Matthias Pintscher in 2014. In 2016, she released a recording of Jeajoon Ryu’s marimba concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Grzegorz Nowak and performed at the La Folle Journée Festival with Sinfonia Varsovia in Warsaw, Poland. A longtime volunteer at the Korea Culture Welfare Council, she has performed at orphanages, nursing homes, and hospitals.
Hahn won first prize at the Japan Marimba Competition at age 12 and has received honors including first prize at the Paris Marimba Competition, second prize and best interpretation award at the International Competition of Contemporary Chamber Music in Krakow, Poland; young talent award at the World Marimba Competition in Shanghai; and first prize at the MTNA Competition in the U.S.
Born in California and raised in South Korea, Hahn attended Seoul Arts High School as a student of Dong-Wook Park. At the Juilliard School, she studied under Roland Kohloff, Joseph Pereira, Daniel Druckman, and Gordon Gottlieb. She received an Artist Diploma at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Paris, where she studied with Eric Sammut. Hahn has held teaching positions at Chugye University for the Arts, Hanyang University, Seoul Arts High School, Deokwon Arts High School, Sunhwa Arts Middle School, and Yewon School. Currently she serves as a resident faculty for both Pre-College division and Graduate Studies for Orchestral Studies at the Tianjin Juilliard School.