Yubeen Kim

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Nationality South Korea

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He won the First Prize at the prestigious ARD International Music Competition in 2022 including the Special Prize for the commission work of the Competition. He is the Second Prize (First Prize not attributed) winner at the Concours de Genève in 2014, including being awarded special prizes such as Audience Prize, Young Audience Prize and Special Prize. In the next year, he was the Winner at the Prague Spring International Music Competition. After his winning of these competitions, he got a lot of opportunities to present many concerts all around the world. He has been the First Principal Flute of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin since 2016, and collaborated with the renowned conductors such as Christoph Eschenbach, Iván Fischer, Louis Langrée,David Zinman, Eliahu Inbal, Juraj Valčuha, Dmitrij Kitajenko, Philippe Herreweghe, Reinhard Goebel, Andrea Marcon, Alan Gilbert, Franz-Welser Möst and Myung-whun Chung.

He studied at the CNSM de Lyon (Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse de Lyon) for Bachelor of Music and Master degree at the CNSM de Paris (Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique de Paris). He graduated from the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin with the Konzertexamen degree.