Sunbin Kim is a Korean- born composer based in New York. Sunbin Kim’s compositions have been performed in concerts and festivals such as the Aspen Summer Music Festival and School, the Zodiac Music Festival (Valdeblore, France) Charlotte New Music Festival, BUTI Tanglewood Summer Music Festival, and the Uzmah/Upbeat International Summer Music Festival (Milna, Croatia) An accomplished pianist, Sunbin performed his own Fantasy-Concerto with the American Symphony Orchestra under Leon Botstein. His ensemble works have been performed widely In United States and Europe, receiving commissions from the New Juilliard Chamber Ensemble, Quartet Indigo, Iktus Percussion Ensemble, Smash Ensemble, and the Da Capo Chamber Players. He has received numerous awards including the American Academy of Arts and Letters Charles Ives Scholarship (2018,) the Gina Rapp String Quartet Competition (Juilliard 2017,) the New Juilliard Chamber Ensemble Competion (2017,) seven ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards and the North/ South Consonance Award and commission.
Sunbin was awarded Bachelor’s degrees in music composition and physics from Bard College and his Master of Musical Arts degree in composition from The Juilliard School. He is currently studying for his DMA with Reiko Füting at the Manhattan School of Music.