Hojean Yoo has been recognized as one of most remarkable musician who enjoys performing as a soloist and chamber musician.
As an active soloist, Ms. Yoo won prizes from various national competitions in South Korea, including received 3rd prize the Berlin International Competition in Seoul, 2010 and semi-finalist at the Schmidbauer International competition and the Brahms competition. She also regularly appears on recital series as a Young Artist of Kumho Foundation in South Korea and Asia. She has performed with Euroasia Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonia, Seoul National University Philharmonic, and Seoul National University String Chamber Orchestra, among others. Also she had the great honor of collaborating and performing together with well-known artist as Pamela Frank, Barbara Westphal, Christoph Henkel, James Dunham, Amit Peled, Yael Weiss and Paul Coletti.
A dedicated passionate orchestral and chamber musician, Hojean is a member of Ardor piano trio. She worked with Philip Setzer, Daniel Phillip, Anni Kavafian, and Martin Chalifour. She also became member of Huntington String Quartet and performing around Boston. She played Brahms Double concerto with Seoul National Orchestra and played at Korean Radio Broadcast “good Morning FM”. She has also served as an artist of Schumann Festival Concert, Seoul Spring Festival friends Festival in Seoul, Korea, including appearances at Academy Art Museum in Maryland.
Originally born in South Korea in 1988, Hojean commenced studies in Seoul at the age of 8. She graduated from Yewon Art School, Seoul Art High School and worked toward a Bachelor’s degree at Seoul National University with Professor Kyung Sun Lee. Also she held Master degree at Peabody Institute. Currently, she is furthering her studies of the Graduate diploma at New England Conservatory with Professor Soovin Kim.
This performance marks Hojean Yoo's La Jolla Music Society debut.