Bo Yoon Choi

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A native of southern Los Angeles area, Bo Yoon Choi began her violin studies at the age of eight and earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in violin performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where she received the Gladys Gingold Memorial Scholarship, Premier Young Artist Award Scholarship, and the Indiana University Recognition Scholarship. While attending the Jacobs School of Music, she served as a section member in the IU Summer Festival Orchestra, IU Philharmonic, and IU Symphony Orchestra. She has also served as a section member in the Los Angeles Symphony as well. In the past summers, she attended the Bowdoin International Music Festival, Mimir Chamber Music Festival, Great Mountains International Music Festival, Interlochen Advanced Quartet Institute, and IU Jacobs School of Music Summer Music Festival. Bo Yoon’s previous solo performances include appearances with the Ars Nova Sinfonia, and Colburn Chamber Orchestra where she got to debut as a soloist, performing the Concerto Grosso by Antonio Vivaldi at the age of 15. With a huge interest in pedagogy studies, Bo Yoon has also worked at the IU Fairview Violin Projects, working at nearby elementary schools teaching violin. Active as a chamber musician, she is currently a member of the Gloria Trio and performs in various events including church services where they perform a variety of Christian music. She has performed in numerous master classes including Kyung Sun Lee, Cliff Colnot, Paul Becker, Krzysztof Wegrzyn, Mark Kaplan, Pacifica Quartet, and many more. Her recent teachers have included Kevork Mardirossian, Grigory Kalinovsky, and Ik-Hwan Bae.

 

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