Jungyoon Choi : Cello
Jung Yoon Choi, born in Seoul, Korea, is a cellist currently associated with the Queensboro Symphony Orchestra, and previously participated in Korea YMCA Youth Orchestra, and NYSSMA All State Symphony Orchestra. Miss Choi also participated in the masters-classes led by Fred Sherry, a faculty member at Julliard School of Music, Timothy Eddy of the Orion String Quartet, Bright Sheng a prominent Composer, Conductor, and Pianist, and Eric Barlett of the New York Philharmonic.
Miss Choi was first identified as a gifted cellist at the age of eight. Throughout her career she studied with Sun Joo Kim, Clare Wang, and Marcy Rosen, who were all excellent mentors in her development as a musician. She was invited to perform in numerous major concert halls in New York including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Flushing Town Hall, and LeFrak Concert Hall as a chamber musician, soloist and orchestra to name a few. As a passionate musician, she volunteered to perform at Queens Medical Associates as well.
Even in the competiton scene, she has shown her exceptional skills, which landed her award in The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. She aslo won 3rd Prize in Mae-Heon Music Compeition and 1st prize in Eumak Jornal Music Competition. Miss Choi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College with a L. Rosenfeld Scholarship. She is currently serving as faculty at Eastern School of Music and Seoul Music School. She emphasizes on building strong basic skills with consistent practices. Miss Choi believes patience is a crucial quality of being an effective teacher and a mentor.