Kyeong Ham

Kyeong Ham is one of the most outstanding and engaging oboist of his generation. and has been numerously recognized as the winner of the world’s most prestigious oboe competitions such as ARD Munich (2017), Muri (2013), Lódz (2011), Moscow (2010), Richard Lauschmann (2009).

He studied with Nicholas Daniel in Trossingen and Dominik Wollenweber in Berlin and subsequently at the Karajan Academy of Berlin Philharmonic with Jonathan Kelly. Kyeong has played regularly as guest principal oboe

with numerous European leading orchestras such as BBC Symphony, Budapest Festival Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic.

As principal oboist he served at the State Opera Hannover and Second oboe/ English Horn at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. Currently he

is a principal oboe of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and teaching at the Sibelius Academy.

Kyeong has performed as a soloist

with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, the Münchener Kammerorchester, Seoul Philharmonic, Argovia Philharmonic among others.

He is also a keen chamber musician and has been part of many chamber music festival around the world and founding member of the internationally recognised Veits Woodwind Quintet.

Kyeong plays the Marigaux M2 oboe.

Photo credit: Juuso Westerlund