Kevin Hwang was born in Houston, Texas in 1985. He began Suzuki Method violin lessons at age five and until his graduate study he has been taking private lessons from several famous violin teachers such as Dr. and Mrs. Vamos, professors of Northwestern University and Emanuel Borok, the Concert Master of Dallas Symphony. Kevin was a member of Houston Regional Symphonies and of the Texas All-State Symphony Orchestra for many years.
In 2003, he won the first place of the Houston Young Artist Competition. He also received Honorable Mention in the Moores School Concerto Competition in 2004 and was a finalist in the Schlern International Music Festival Competition in 2006. He received his Bachelor of Music and Masters of Music from the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music in 2008 and 2010.