The Cleveland Women’s Orchestra is extremely pleased to announce its selection of Dr. Jungho Kim as its new Music Director. Following the death in 2018 of its Music Director of 28 years, Robert Cronquist, the CWO mounted a yearlong search for a new leader Dr. Kim will be the orchestra’s third Music Director.

Dr. Kim has extensive conducting experience across North America, Asia and Europe including the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in NY, National Arts Centre Orchestra in Canada, Omaha Symphony Orchestra in Nebraska, Dohnanyi Orchestra Budafok and Savaria Symphony Orchestra in Hungary, as well as North Czech Philharmonic in the Czech Republic. In 2004, he was the Assistant Conductor of the Lucca Opera Festival in Lucca, Italy. While pursuing a doctoral degree in Orchestra Conducting at the Eastman School of Music, he simultaneously served as the Assistant Conductor of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Dr. Kim is currently the Director of Orchestra and Assistant Professor at the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University.