Philip Jung joined the Peery Piano Academy in Mountain View, CA faculty in 2018. Born in 1989, Philip currently has a B.M. Degree from the Juilliard School of Music and a M.M Degree “Magna Cum Laude” from Tel Aviv University. During his studies in Juilliard, Philip studied with Matti Raekallio; in Tel Aviv, he studied with Emanuel Krasovsky and Arie Vardi. Philip has been playing the piano since the age of 3 and was a scholarship student of John McCarthy in the Preparatory Division at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
In addition to being honored as a four year consecutive recipient of a scholarship from the Chopin Foundation of the United States, Philip has received many awards and scholarships including first prizes in the Pacific Musical Society Competition, San Francisco Chopin Competition and the 2006 Ross McKee Piano Competition. Philip is the only person in the thirty year history of the Korea Times Competition to receive the Grand Prize as both a violinist and pianist.
Philip is available to teach students enrolled in the Peery Players, Givers and Mastery programs.
Visit the Peery Piano Academy page for more information and to sign up for lessons with Teacher Philip.