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  • date of birth: August 23, 2000
  • studying at the Curtis Institute of Music with Aaron Rosand and Midori Goto;
  • previously studied with Hyuna Kim of Yonsei University;
  • masterclasses with Noah Bendix-Balgley, Nam Yun Kim, Mihaela Martin, and Koichiro Harada.

Prizes: 1st Prize at the Mary Smart International Music Competition, the Korea Herald and Seoul Youth Chamber Music competitions


First Round

Bach Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in G minor for Solo Violin

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major K. 218

Paganini Caprice No. 7

Second Round

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major Op. 30 No. 3

Enescu “Ménétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite Op. 28

Ysaÿe Sonata No. 6 in E major for Solo Violin Op. 27


Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major Op. 100        

Enescu Sonata No. 3 in A minor for Violin and Piano Op. 25, “dans le caractère populaire roumain”

Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor Op. 28


Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35