Coco Mi

Coco Mi, violin (Princeton, NJ) received a Bachelor of Music degree from the Juilliard School with Li Lin, and is pursuing her Master of Music degree at Juilliard with Mr. Lin and Laurie Smukler as a proud recipient of the Kovner Fellowship. She has performed in David Geffen Hall as a substitute with the New York Philharmonic and in Alice Tully Hall as a member of the Juilliard Orchestra where she has served as co-concertmaster and co-principal. She has also participated in orchestras at the Aspen Music Festival and Music Academy of the West. An avid chamber musician, she has been invited to participate in music festivals such as Kneisel Hall, the Perlman Music Program, and Yellow Barn; she has also participated in Juilliard’s Chamberfest and is in the Honors Chamber Music Program at Juilliard as a member of the Edith String Quartet. Passionate about making classical music accessible, she has collaborated with Molly Carr’s ‘Project: Music Heals Us’, where she performed and worked closely with the Jericho Project and with inmates of the Santa Rosa County Jail. She has also collaborated with Misha Amory, Ronald Copes, Joel Krosnick, Merry Peckham, Itzhak Perlman, and Areta Zhulla. In 2023, Coco won the Juilliard Concerto Competition with a performance of Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No.1. She plays on a violin by Carlo Bergonzi I c. 1723 on generous loan from Juilliard.