Seung Min Kang – Fifth Prize

Birth date

April 23, 1987


South Korea


Studied at the Korean National University of Arts in Seoul. After moving to Germany (in 2007) she studied at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin under Prof. Troels Svane. She has won major competitions in Korea, and in 2002 she took second place in the 4th International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians in Xiamen (China); in 2003 she won the Anna Johansen International Competition for Young String Players in Washington. In 2006 she took first place in the Gaspar Cassadó International Violoncello Competition in Tokyo, and in 2009 won a special prize at the Rostropovich International Competition in Paris. She gives solo concerts and collaborates with various orchestras in Korea, the USA, and Germany. She has performed on tour in many cities throughout Japan.