Queensboro Symphony Orchestra
The Queensboro Symphony Orchestra is rapidly emerging as one of the most exciting ensembles in New York’s classical music scene, and was only founded in March of 2015. Their first half-season was spectacularly successful, with each of 3 concerts attracting a large audience averaging about 400 people enthralled by the intensity of this energetic and vibrant orchestra, whose visionary conductor Dong-hyun Kim lifted the inspired musicians to the highest level of music-making. They performed monumental masterworks of the symphonic repertoire such as Tchaikovsky’s 5th symphony, Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, Handel’s Royal Fireworks Music and concertos featuring instrumentalists from within the orchestra. This unique orchestra is attracting a great deal of attention in Queens and the New York City region as demonstrated by various feature articles, glowing reviews and a growing fan base, all pointing towards a very promising future that they hope you’ll be a part of.
The Queensboro Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to bringing vibrant and inspiring symphonic music at the highest level of artistic expression to a broad and diverse audience, as well as contributing to the benefit of the local and global community.
Dong-Hyun Kim - Conductor
Korean-born Dong-Hyun Kim, is the founder and conductor of the Queensboro Symphony .It is the young maestro’s third time forming, sustaining and leading a full symphonic orchestra. He previously did the same with the Queens Philharmonia, who had their music featured on WNYC, and New York’s Nova Philharmonic, which presented innovative new programs like Mozart Meets Jazz.
After receiving his Master’s degree in conducting from the Aaron Copland School of Music, where he served as music director of its chamber orchestra, Kim went on to serve as music director of the Bethel Chamber Orchestra and assistant conductor of the New York Symphony. He was also featured as a guest conductor with the Korea University Orchestra, the Astoria Symphony Orchestra and the Kaliope Opera Company.