Chung-Hoon Peter Chun, is an Associate Professor of viola at the University of Kansas, a position he has held since 1999, when he was appointed at the age of 28. He is a versatile musician who has given numerous recitals and chamber music performances across the U. S., as well as performing internationally in Korea and Japan. His recent performances with the renowned Borromeo String Quartet in Busan, Korea were critically acclaimed and broadcast on Korean Broadcasting System.
Chun has performed and taught at many music festivals and camps, having appeared at Busan International Music Festival (Korea), Killington Music Festival, Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Festival and Yellow Barn Music Festival, as well as the International Musical Arts Institute, in Maine, where he is a resident artist. In addition, he has taught at the Midwestern Music Camp at KU, and is currently a faculty member of the nationally-recognized Sound Encounters festival in Ottawa, Kansas, and the Kansas City String Quartet Program.
Born in Seoul, Korea, Peter Chun emigrated at age 12 with his family to the U.S. He was trained at the New England Conservatory, where he studied with Walter Trampler, Marcus Thompson, and Eric Rosenblith.