2013 First Prize Jazz: Kevin Sun

kevinsun_portraitKevin Sun is a junior at Harvard University majoring in English; he is also

dual-enrolled at the New England Conservatory, where he has studied with Jerry Bergonzi, Donny McCaslin, and Miguel Zenón, among others. Hailing from Belle Mead, New Jersey, Kevin was the 2012 Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition winner in the jazz saxophone category and a 2012 Office

for the Arts at Harvard Artist Development Fellow. He also writes A Horizontal Search, a jazz and literature blog that was recently recognized by National Public Radio’s A Blog Supreme in August 2012. It can be found at www.thekevinsun.com.