Philipp Jundt has been shuttling between the continents of Asia, Europe, and America for over a decade. Multifaceted concert programs with premieres and arrangements from the song and violin repertoire make Philipp Jundt’s concerts an extraordinary experience. In addition to his concert activities, Philipp Jundt holds a professorship in Korea as well as in Switzerland.
Philipp Jundt performs as a soloist with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, with the Camerata Zurich, with the chamber orchestras of Bern, Basel, and Zurich, with the Camerata Munich and with the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra; in Korea with the Korean Symphony and Chamber Orchestra and with the Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra.
The flutist has played under renowned conductors such as Christoph Eschenbach, David Philip Hefti, Alexander Lazarev, Fabio Luisi, Zubin Mehta, Krzysztof Penderecki, Helmut Rilling, Jukka-Pekka Saraste and Jeffrey Tate. He has also collaborated musically with Sir Colin Davies and Lorin Maazel.
Philipp Jundt is co-founder and artistic director of the Gonijam Music Festival. With Sir James Galway, the festival experienced a brilliant start in 2016. In a very short time, the Gonijam Music Festival has become the largest flute festival in Asia.
Currently, Philipp Jundt has released “Shades of Love” on Deutsche Grammophon – a collection of reimagined themes from soundtracks of K-dramas, arrangements, and new works by Marco Hertenstein.
Philipp Jundt was first solo flutist with the KBS Symphony Orchestra Seoul, Korea’s most important and oldest radio orchestra. He has also played as principal flutist with the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, several times with the Munich Chamber Orchestra and the Bavarian State Orchestra.
Philipp Jundt is a regular guest at international music festivals including Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, ADEvantgarde Festival (Munich), ConTakt Toronto, Academy of the West (Santa Bar-bara, CA), Internationales Musikfest Kreuth, Ittinger Pfingstkonzerte, Rheingau Music Festival, the Tongyeong Festival and Pacific Music Festival Japan. His chamber music partners include Nils Mönkemeyer, Sebastian Klinger, Freddy Kempf, and members of the Oliver Schnyder Trio.
In addition to his concert activities, his teaching activities have been a second focus of his career for many years. Since 2008, Philipp Jundt has held a professorship for flute at the German School of Music Weimar, a faculty of the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar and Kangnam University in Korea. Since September 2017, Philipp Jundt has also been appointed professor at the Conservatoire de Neuchâtel in Switzerland. Philipp Jundt’s students win international competitions and play in important orchestral positions worldwide. Philipp Jundt is frequently invited to give master classes as a guest lecturer, for example in Greece, Korea, Italy, New York, China, at the Barenboim-Said Foundation in Ramallah, Israel and at the International Young Orchestra Academy in Bayreuth. Since 2012 Philipp Jundt is director of the Korean Flute Educator’s Association and since 2016 president of the Swiss Korean Cultural Association, which is dedicated to the promotion and exchange of Korean and Swiss artists, such as a joint production of Ballet Basel and Seoul Ballet Theatre.
Philipp Jundt plays the Albert Cooper Flute.