concert, chamber & solo violinist

Saejin Yoon moved to Dallas in 2009, admitted to Southern Methodist University as an Artist Certificate student after graduating from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) with a Masters of Music degree.  She began playing the piano at the age of five and violin at age seven in South Korea.  At age 16, she moved to New York, where she attended F.H. LaGuardia High school of Music and Art and Performing Arts, winning its concerto competition.

She also attended the preparatory and undergraduate division of the Juilliard, CCM, and SMU, all on full scholarship. Her appearances as an active solo and a chamber musician include winning several concerto competitions at conservatories and the chamber music competitions of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and giving solo and chamber concerts at all school facilities including Alice Tully Hall. She also participated in masterclasses led by Cheeyun Kim, Andrés Cárdenes, William Preucil, Pinchas Zukerman, Francesco De Angelis, and Cho-Liang Lin.

She has performed concerts at numerous festivals including Tanglewood Music Center Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Taos Music Festival, the Académie de Musique Tibor Varga, Switzerlandand the Opera Theatre and Music Festival of Lucca, Italy. At TMC, she served as concertmaster in a program led by Andre Previn as well as principal second violin at Aspen. She performed Bach, Bruch, Dvorak, Glazunov, and Sibelius Violin Concertos, and Saint-Saens’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso with various orchestras as a winner of the competitions and countless Baroque to 20th century chamber music repertoire.

Saejin performed Arvo Pärt’s Fratres for String Quartet (1977; ed. 1989)
and Philip Glass’s String Quartet No. 2 (Company) (1984)
in the [Untitled] Festival’s first concert TIME on November 28, 2012.

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