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Gwang Kim

Gwang Kim is the second trombone of the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra and has performed with notable ensembles around the world including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Seocho Philharmonic, and the Daesan Philharmonic. He has also performed at Coachella with artists from 88 Rising and has recorded for numerous television shows. As an educator, Gwang has been invited as a guest clinician for the Rockport Brass Festival, Pasadena City College, California State University Northridge, WMU Symphony and KAYS Orchestra. Currently, Gwang serves on faculty at Loyola Marymount University while continuing his duties as teaching associate at Harmony Project and UCLA. He holds his Bachelor’s of Music degree from the USC Thornton School of Music and Masters of Music degree from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Currently, he is concluding his Doctorate in Musical Arts degree at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.