UMA Bangor Campus
Flute, Piano, Theory.
DMA Boston University
BM & MM Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
Flutist Krista Kwon has performed in venues throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia, including the Boston Symphony Hall, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Suntory Hall in Japan, and has worked with renowned conductors including Valery Gergiev, Fabio Luisi, and Lucas Richman. She has made appearances with the PMF Orchestra, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, PortOpera, and the Haffner Sinfonietta.
Dr. Kwon has won numerous prizes including the James Pappoutsakis Memorial Flute Competition, Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition, Philharmonic Society of Arlington Young Artist Competition, which led to a solo appearance with the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Woodwind Society Doriot Anthony Dwyer Flute Merit Award, Baltimore Music Club Competition, Heida Hermanns International Woodwind Competition, and the National Symphony Orchestra Young Soloists’ Competition. Dr. Kwon recently graduated from Boston University with a DMA in Flute Performance, and has received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Kwon currently resides in Waterville, ME and serves on the faculty at the University of Maine at Augusta and Husson University, and has served as an interim faculty at Colby College. Dr. Kwon is the second flutist of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra.