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Masterclass at SFCM

April 18

mikyung sung double bass


About the Teacher

Mikyung Sung is a renowned double bass performer known for her virtuosity and emotional performances. She gained global attention through performances at the Colburn School in Los Angeles and has been a finalist in numerous major competitions.

She debuted at age 12 with the Guri Philharmonic and has since performed with multiple orchestras and at renowned festivals and venues. Originally tutored by her double-bassist father, Mikyung and her brother were known as a double-bass duo in South Korea, making multiple TV appearances.

She has won numerous awards, including the 2010 International J.M. Sperger Double Bass Competition in Germany. Mikyung was the Principal Bass of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in the 2018-19 season and co-formed the Emeth Ensemble double bass quartet in 2020.

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