Minjin Chung | Cello
Minjin Chung is a cellist based in Boston, and has been performing as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. As a soloist she made her concerto debut performing the Schumann Cello Concerto under the baton of Donald Schleicher with the University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra at the Krannert Center of Performing Arts. She is also an avid chamber music performer and has been trained by members of esteemed chamber music groups such as the Borromeo Quartet, Pacifica Quartet, Jupiter Quartet, and the Juilliard String Quartet. As an orchestral player she has attended the Aspen Music Festival as a New Horizon Fellow and regularly performs with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra. She enjoys pursuing a wide variety of musical styles and genres. She has actively performed new music written by fellow students, faculty and most recently performed a piece written by acclaimed composer, Derek Bermel, as part of the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Prelude series.
Ms. Chung started her formal cello training at the age of 7 in her hometown of Blacksburg, Virginia. She continued her undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Dmitry Kouzov, and most recently, graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music as a student of Natasha Brofsky. Minjin Chung plays a Marc Lamberte cello (France, 1933) generously loaned to her by the Carlsen Cello Foundation.