Sung Kwon You - Principal Bassoon

Sung Kwon You was born in 1988 in Seoul.

He received his first bassoon lessons from Seoul Arts High School under Kim Beong Yeab. Since 2005 he has been studying at the Berlin University of the Arts under Eckart Hübner.

He is an award winner of several competitions in his home country and attended master classes with Eckart Hübner, Klaus Thunemann, and Marc Trénel. Sung Kwon has worked as a temporary assistant in the Konzerthaus Berlin and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin.

In 2009, the then 21-year-old became a permanent member of the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin as solo bassoonist.

He also regularly works as a chamber musician and soloist in Korea.