The enduring vision of Jersey City Philharmonic Orchestra is to contribute to the establishment of a prosperous and sustainable community, which is enriched through extended opportunities for orchestral performances and music education, it will lead to enhance the value of the Jersey City to become a premium city in US.


The mission of JCPO is to provide extraordinary classical music experiences while elevating the impact and value of orchestral music for the community through unparalleled premium quality and affordable performances.

To create lifelong relationships with youth by providing educational programs that allow them access to engage in the musical environment.

In addition to developing musical talent, in collaboration with the public school, and providing a foundation of critical life skills through teamwork, leadership, and problem solving through the arts.


Jinhwan Kim

Music Director

David Song

Chief Executive Director

Jane Kim

Concert Master



Hsin-Yun Huang


Faculty at the Curtis Institute

& Juilliard School

Music Director of Sejong International Music Festival

David Takeno


Taught at the Menuhin School

Cambridge University and the Guildhall School

The Golden Award from the University of Belgrade

The Association of British Orchestras Award

Misha Amory


Faculty at the Juilliard School

Attended Marlboro and Tanglewood Festivals

Taught at SUNY Stony Brook and

San Francisco Conservatory

Heidi Castleman


Faculty at the Juilliard School

2002 ASTA with N.S.O.A. National Artist-Teacher of the Year

Taught at the Cleveland Institute of Music, SUNY Purchase,

New England Conservatory, the Eastman School of Music, etc.


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