Jihyun Kim

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Composition

Areas of Study


BM, Composition, Yonsei University
MM, Composition, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University


The music of composer Jihyun Kim has been performed in prestigious venues around the world including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Cloisters at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Sawdust, Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center, Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, Seiji Ozawa Hall, the DiMenna Center, and Seoul Arts Center in South Korea.

Jihyun has received commissions and premieres from many prominent ensembles, including the American Composers Orchestra, the Da Capo Chamber Players, JACK Quartet, PUBLIQuartet, Society for New Music, Asciano Quartet, Switch Ensemble, Tanglewood New Fromm Players, and the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, among many others.

Jihyun’s numerous honors include the Consortium Commission from the American Composers Orchestra/Alabama Symphony/American Youth Symphony, ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composers Award, the League of Composers/ISCM Composers Competition, the American Prize in Orchestral music, and the Libby Larsen Prize.

Jihyun is a doctoral candidate in composition at Cornell University and previously taught composition at Washington State University.

Fall 2021

Prin Pvt Compositn: — PVST 027
Sec Pvt Composition: — PVST 077
Composition for Non-Majors — COMP 101
Composition Class III — COMP 301
Orchestration — COMP 311

Spring 2022

Prin Pvt Compositn: — PVST 027
Sec Pvt Composition: — PVST 077
Composition Class II — COMP 202
Composition Seminar II — COMP 252
Composition Class IV — COMP 302
Survey of Compositional Forms and Structures — COMP 332