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YoonJung Hwang

YoonJung Hwang

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Yoon Jung Hwang (she/her) is a NYC-based violinist from Korea. As a chamber musician, she has been featured at the Montclair Music Club and as string quartet musician with the Cell Theater's recent production of "The Final Veil". Orchestral performances have seen her on the Holland America Line Rotterdam with RWS Entertainment, premiering works with the Next Festival of Emerging Artists and Composers Concordance, and repeat appearances at Birdland with clarinetist/saxophonist Ken Peplowski in sold-out performances of Charlie Parker's eponymous album standards with strings.

    Yoon Jung has had masterclasses with Yura Lee, Gregory Fulkerson, and Lewis Kaplan, and is an adjunct faculty at New York University. She was admitted to Shenyang Conservatory of Music in China when she was 12 years old, and later attended the Aaron Copland School of Music to study with professor Daniel Phillips where she was the recipient of the LeFrak Fund/Endowment Scholarship, the Cantor S. Katz Scholarship, and Benno and Evelyn Feldmann-Ansbacher Scholarship. Additional studies include degree work at the New School and the Manhattan School of Music.
    Fun fact: Yoon Jung was featured in Kyung Hyang Newspaper when she was 7 years old for being the youngest accompanist in a Korean Catholic church."

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Pit Musician (Other)

    Primary Instruments

    • Violin

    Additional Instruments

    • Viola

    Software

    • GarageBand

    Affiliations

    • MUSE

    Person of Color?

    • Yes