SoYoung Choi

SoYoung Choi, violin (Daejeon, Korea), studied with Kowoon Yang and Ju-Young Baek in Korea, and Miriam Fried and Donald Weilerstein at New England Conservatory where she received her BM and MM. SoYoung is an active performer in both the United States and Korea. She has appeared as a soloist with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra, Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra, Seoul Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, and Sangrok Chamber Orchestra. She has won the Gifu International Competition, Busan Music Competition, Catholic Music Competition, Kook-Min Newspaper Music Competition, and Se-gye Newspaper Music Competition. As a passionate chamber musician, her quartet was an Honors Ensemble at New England Conservatory, and her festival appearances include Kneisel Hall, Taos School of Music, Heifetz Music Festival, Great Mountain Music Festival, and Summit Music Festival. SoYoung is a leader of the Ahava Ensemble in Korea, which holds a charity concert annually to help adults and children with cancer.