Jenny Kim

Jenny Kim


Office: UMC-C304

Jenny Kim is a professor of French Horn at Chapman University, Biola University, the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University Long Beach, and California State University, Los Angeles. She is Associate Principal in the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra, and Assistant Principal Horn with New West Symphony. Additionally, she has performed frequently with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Pasadena Symphony and the Los Angeles Master Chorale.

As a recording artist, she has worked on hundreds of motion pictures, including Star Wars Episodes VII, VIII and IX, Avatar, Moana, several Ice Age films, Frozen, Rogue One, and Jungle Cruise.

Jenny received her Master of Music degree from the University of Southern California, and her Bachelor of Music and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. She has won first prize in several prominent competitions, including winning the International Horn Society’s Jon Hawkins Award, and has soloed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, playing Mozart’s Second Horn Concerto. Her principal teachers were Brian Drake, Peter Kurau, Richard Todd and James Decker.

Jenny loves to crochet, craft, and enjoy movies when not performing, as well as spend time with her son, Alden.