Violinist Jin-Kyung Joen has performed internationally as a member of I Filarmonici di Torino, Accademia Romana, I Soloisti Aquilani, and Quartetto Schulhoff. As soloist, Ms. Joen has performed in Italy, Poland, Greece, Korea and the United States with I Filarmonici di Torino, Melos Aperto Orchestra, Scenabruzzo Orchestra, and L’Aquila-Miami Festival Orchestra. She has appeared in many music festivals, including the Portogruaro International Festival, Brandeis Summer Festival, Sulmona Summer Festival, and Norcia Festival.
Ms. Joen was prizewinner at the Yook-Young Competition, The Music=2 0World Magazine Competition of Seoul, and she was recipient of a Scholarship of Merit at the Instituto per la Musica del 900 in Atri (Italy). In the 1997-98 season, she was appointed Scholar of the Year by the Liberace Foundation.
During 2002-2005, Ms. Joen served as the Focus Program Coordinator at Project STEP, a String Training and Education Program for minority students in Boston. Currently, Ms. Joen is on the string faculty at the Preparatory School of New England Conservatory.
B.M.with honors (Conservatorio G. Nicolini, Piacenza-Italy), M.M. (Longy School of Music); violin studies with Zinaida Gilels, Pavel Vernikov, Ilya Grubert, Mario Ferrais, chamber music with Piero Farulli, Roman Totenberg, Ronald Feldman, Trio Tchaikovski, Lydian Quartet; concerts in the U.S. and Europe; member, La Philharmonica di Torino, I Solisti Aquilani.