Percussion faculty artist Ji Su Jung has been awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant. Each grant is valued at $25,000 with Jung being one of only 5 musicians to receive the grant for the 2022 year. Peabody Institute Dean Fred Bronstein congratulated Ji Su Jung on her achievement:
On behalf of all of us at Peabody, I offer my heartiest congratulations to Ji Su Jung for this well-deserved and most prestigious honor. In addition to being an extraordinary artist, Ji Su is an inspiring colleague and teacher who has added much to our campus community, both in her time here as a student and now as a member of our percussion faculty. We’re simply thrilled that she should be recognized with an Avery Fisher Career Grant. Ji Su is a very bright light on our future musical landscape and I’m excited to see where this grant takes her.