Seungju Mun

Seungju Mun

Born in Seoul (South Korea) in 1991. Since 2017, he studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Clarinet Chair with professor Pascal Moraguès, after having studied with Michel Arrignon. He has been granted a tuition scholarship by Fundación Albéniz.

From 2010 to 2015 he studied the degree in clarinet at Korea’s National University of Arts, and during the academic year 2016-2017 he completed a master’s degree in music and specialised in clarinet at Dresden’s Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber, under the guidance of professor Joachim Klemm. He has attended masterclasses by Sabine Meyer, Reiner Wehle and Jonathan Kelly. He has been awarded third prize at Korea’s Music Association Competition (2006), first prize at Eumyoun Festival Competition (2007), second prize at the Chunchu Magazine Music Competition and first prize at the Sungjung Music Competition in Suwon (2008). He has been part of the Seoul Metropolitan Youth Orchestra (2010-2012) and that of Korea’s National Police Orchestra (2012-2014). In 2019 he participated in the Santander Music and Academy Encounter.

As a student of the School, he has been a member of the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jaime Martín and Péter Eötvös, and that of the Sinfonietta under the baton of Johannes Kalitzke. He has been part of the Harmonie Ensemble and is currently a member of the Cosan and the Fundación Mutua Madrileña ensembles.