Jungho Kim selected as music director of Cleveland Women’s Orchestra

Posted on: August 1, 2022

The Cleveland Women’s Orchestra has appointed JUNGHO KIM as music director. He succeeds the orchestra’s music director of 28 years, Robert Cronquist, who died in 2018. John Thomas Dodson served as principal conductor and artistic advisor for the interim period between Cronquist’s death and Kim’s appointment. Kim has conducted orchestras across North America, Asia, and Europe, including the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in NY, National Arts Centre Orchestra in Canada, Omaha Symphony Orchestra in Nebraska, Dohnanyi Orchestra Budafok and Savaria Symphony Orchestra in Hungary, as well as North Czech Philharmonic in the Czech Republic. In 2004, he was the assistant conductor of the Lucca Opera Festival in Italy. While pursuing a doctoral degree in orchestral conducting at the Eastman School of Music, he served as assistant conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Kim is currently director of orchestra and assistant professor at the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University.