Artistic: Grant Park Music Festival

Posted on: June 4, 2013

Chicago’s Grant Park Music Festival has announced several additions to its musician roster including violinists MIRAN KIM and MELISSA CHUNG HAMLEN. Kim, named to the first violin section, is a graduate of The Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division, holds a bachelor’s degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and is pursuing a master’s at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. She will join the Houston Symphony this fall. Hamlen was a seasonal substitute at Grant Park in 2012 and returns this year as a member of the second violin section. A member of the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Symphony, Hamlen received her training at the Eastman School of Music and Cleveland Institute of Music.

Posted June 4, 2013