founder & baroque violin
Originally from Seoul, South Korea, violinist Dr. Hyunjung Choi has appeared as a soloist, chamber musician and concertmaster in the United States, Canada, South Korea, China, Italy, and Finland. On the baroque violin, she performs frequently with Concerto Urbano, La Réunion Musicale, and Camerata Antiqua Seoul, and has performed in master classes at the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, Oberlin Summer Baroque Institute, Musica Angelica Early Music Workshop, International Baroque Institute at Longy, Early Music Vancouver Summer Workshop, and the American Bach Soloists Academy. She has worked with Cynthia Roberts, Julie Andrijeski, Marilyn McDonald, Marc Destrubé, Jean Lamon, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Robert Mealy, Zachary Carrettin, Ryo Terakado, and Stanley Ritchie.
Dr. Choi has also participated in recordings with La Réunion Musicale, Camerata Antiqua Seoul, and Sinfonia da Camera. She holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from Ewha Womans University in Seoul and from Northwestern University, as well as a D.M.A. in Violin Performance and Literature from the University of Illinois, where she studied with Sherban Lupu. She is also active performer as a member of Camerata Antiqua Seoul, Alla Classica, and Quatro Ewha. She taught at Gachon University, Jeonju University and Yewon Art University, Gangneung-Wonju National University. Currrently, she is a member of Camerata Antiqua Seoul, Alla Classica, Quatro Ewha and a director of The New Baroque Company and teaches at Ewha Womans University and Chungnam National University in Korea.