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Kee-Hyung Kim - cello

Kim, Kee-Hyung – cello

Kim_Kee-HyungCellist Kee-Hyun Kim is a founding member of the Grammy Award winning Parker Quartet. Outside of the quartet, he has participated in many prestigious festivals, including the Mostly Mozart Festival, the Kronberg Cello Masterclasses and Festival, the World Cello Congress III, the Aspen Music Festival, Yellow Barn, and the Perlman Music Program. Kee won top prizes in virtually all of the major competitions in Korea, including the Ehwa, Sae-gae, and Korean Newspaper Competitions, as well as placing second in the Pusan National Competition. He was the recipient of the Landgraf-von-Hessen Prize at the 1999 Kronberg Cello Masterclasses, and won second prize in the Hudson Valley String competition in 2002. As a member of the Parker Quartet, his awards and distinctions include 1st prize at the Bordeaux String Quartet competition, the Cleveland Quartet Award, and 2010’s Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance. Currently he is on the faculty of Harvard University’s Department of Music, where the quartet was appointed Blodgett Artists-in-Residence in 2014. Kee plays on an 1844 Giaccomo Rivolta cello made in Milan