Country: South Korea
Dong Young Kim is a student at Seoul Arts High School where he studies with Minsoo Sohn. Upon entering the school, he received first prize on the practical piano test and was awarded the Shin Soo Jung Prize from the Shin Soo Jung Scholarship Foundation. Dong Young has participated in several competitions, winning first prize at the 2013 Korea Times Artist Competition, first prize at the 2013 Teenager Piano Competition, and second prize at the 2014 Korea Steinway Competition. At age 16 he performed Mozart’s Concerto No. 23 with the KNIGA (Korea National Institute for Gifted in Arts) Symphony Orchestra, an experience he holds as a cherished memory.