Jung-Wan Kang

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Jung-Wan performs regularly with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and was their acting Second Flutist during 2013-2015 seasons.  She has appeared as a soloist with the Pacific Music Festival Chamber Orchestra, Korean Chamber Orchestra, New Jersey Philharmonic and the Ureuk Symphony.

Prior to her DSO assignment, Jung-Wan performed regularly with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, including the ensemble’s tours to both Europe and Venezuela.  She has appeared with The Cleveland Orchestra, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Oregon Symphony, the Prometheus Chamber Orchestra, and as Guest Principal Flute with the Oregon Ballet Theatre.  As a member of Axiom Ensemble, she performed in the New York premiere of Elliot Carter’s opera, What Next?

Jung-Wan is also a passionate teacher and has been on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Division. She has participated in numerous music festivals, including Central City Opera, Colorado Music Festival, Lincoln Center Festival, Pacific Music Festival, Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara and Kent/Blossom Music Festival. In 2005, she took part in the Lucerne Festival (Switzerland), playing principal flute with The Juilliard Orchestra as part of the school’s European tour in celebration of its 100th anniversary.

A native of New York City, she holds both a Doctor of Musical Arts and a Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School.  She also received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Columbia University. Her primary teachers have been Jeanne Baxtresser, Jeffrey Khaner and Carol Wincenc.