Yoo Jin Jang

Birth date

Dec. 22, 1990


South Korea


Studied at the Korean National University of Arts and then at the New England Conservatory of Music of in Boston under Prof. Miriam Fried. She is a winner of international competitions: the Michael Hill Violin Competition in Auckland (New Zealand, 2009, second prize), the 4th Munetsugu Angel Violin Competition in Nagoya (Japan, 2013, first prize and two-year loan of the “Rainvill” Stradivarius violin from 1697), and the 9th International Violin Competition of Indianapolis (USA, 2014, fifth prize and a special prize). In 2011 she participated in the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition in Saint Petersburg. She has performed with well-known orchestras and founded the Kallaci String Quartet. Her future engagements include solo concerts at Jordan Hall and at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Her début disc in the “Young Musicians of Korea” series will soon be released on the KBS label.

Yoo Jin in pictures