Originally from South Korea, Mingu Son holds a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance and a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory. Currently, she is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts under the direction of Professor Demarre McGill at CCM.
Miss Son began her musical studies at the age of 4 learning piano and began playing the flute at age 14. As a devoted Christian, she volunteered as an accompanist and a flutist at churches in South Korea and Australia. In 2009, she started her career as a freelance musician, teaching flute and piano at a several music academies. A competition winner, she performed Mozart’s Concerto in G Major with the Daegu Philharmonic Orchestra. Miss Son also won two major prizes at the National Flute Association—The Masterclass competition in 2016 and the Orchestral Excerpts competition in 2017. An active musician in South Korea, Miss Son was a performing member of Kalos Flute Ensemble annually.
A committed professional teacher, Miss Son sincerely cares about students’ concerns and goals. She strives to stimulate her students playing skills, critical thinking, and seeks to elevate their musical awareness and sensitivities. Teaching with great warmth and compassion, Miss Son welcomes students of all levels and all ages to her studio.