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Chungki Min, Mag.art.

Lecturer in Piano, Score Playing and Comparative Work Analysis

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg

Chungki Min was born in South Korea and began playing the piano at the age of 5. After winning the Grand-Prix form the Korean minister of Education in the young musician’s competition at the age of 12, he began studying music theory and composition followed by studying composition and conducting at Seoul Arts Highschool and Seoul National University. At the age of 20, he began to work as a musical assistant for opera in Seoul. In 2002, he moved to Austria and studied conducting further at the Mozarteum University Salzburg under Dennis Russell Davies. In April 2007 he finished the master degree with Top honor and awarded from International Foundation Mozarteum the Bernhard Paumgartner Medaille.

He conducted regularly in numerous festivals in South Korea and premiered over 60 contemporary compositions. In May 2007, he has founded his own ensemble MozArt Sinfonietta Salzburg and has performed numerous concerts with the repertories from Baroque to very contemporary music. He took over the artistic directorship for the Austrian-Korean Philharmonic Orchestra in March 2016. He also worked out with following ensemblesMünchner Philharmoniker, Brucknerorchester Linz, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Prague Philharmonia, Orquesta Filarmónica de la UNAM Mexico City, oenm – Österreichisches Ensemble für Neue Musik and Incheon Philharmonic Orchestra in South Korea.

Since 2011 he teaches piano, score playing and comparative work analysis at the Mozarteum University Salzburg. Alongside teaching, he keeps conducting many concerts in Korea and Europe.