Jihwan Kim


Jihwan Kim is an NYC based composer and pianist.  With lyricist/bookwriter Sean Hartley, he wrote CUPID and PSYCHE which was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Lyrics, and was produced Off Broadway at the John Houseman Theatre.  With lyricist/bookwriter Eddie Sugarman, he wrote THE NUTCRACKER SINGS and CINDERELLA AFTER THE BALL, which premiered at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire. With lyricist Adam Gwon, he wrote several songs for THE SECRET SILK, a production for Princess Cruises. He was the orchestrator of THE MOON AND THE SON, which won an Oscar for Best Animated Short Film. Other works: One World Symphony, Ureuk Symphony Orchestra, LES DEUX TIMIDES film score live-to-picture at the Tribeca Film Festival. Education: B.A. at Harvard University, M.A. in Film Scoring at NYU, and a J.D. at Rutgers Law School.  Pianist credits: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Broadway, SOUSATZKA at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto, A CHORUS LINE 1st National Tour.  


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