Juhee Yang is a South Korean violinist based in London.
As soloist and chamber musician, Juhee has performed in prestigious venues including Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth and Royal Festival Halls, Watford Colosseum, Luxembourg Philharmonie, Gloucester Cathedral, St Paul’s Cathedral and Israeli Opera House.
Juhee has won numerous awards and competitions such as the Korea Festival Chamber Orchestra, Music Education News, The Music, Haneum, CBS Music, Dongguk University, Ceramic Palace Hall music competitions in Seoul. She also won the Leaver’s Award in honour of Arthur Felsenstein in 2015, RCM Violin Competition and the Boise Foundation Scholarship in 2019 and receives support from the Albert Cooper Trust, Kathleen Trust, Craxton Memorial Trust and Talent Unlimited.
She has been invited to perform at Jangcheon Art Hall, Ewon Art Hall and the annual Young Artist Concert at Buam Art Hall in Seoul, Leeds International Series, Deal Festival and Goldsmiths’ Hall in London. Juhee was also invited for an opening ceremony performance of the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games and a concert tour in New Caledonia that included several concerts at the Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre in Noumea. Participating in music festivals, she has performed in various venues in Italy and Israel, and is invited regularly to countries such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA, South Africa and South Korea.
As an orchestral player, Juhee was concertmaster of the Purcell Symphony Orchestra, RCM String Band and RCM Philharmonic, and has worked with conductors including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Jac van Steen, Colin Metters, Peter Stark, Martin Andre and Martyn Brabbins. She also performed Barber Violin Concerto with the Purcell Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Jacques Cohen, and recently played Sibelius Violin Concerto under the baton of Maxim Vengerov with the RCM Philharmonic.
Juhee received lessons, masterclasses and chamber coaching from musicians including Maxim Vengerov, Natasha Boyarsky, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Alexander Gilman, Kang-Hoon Kim, Gyorgy Pauk, Qian Zhou, Alda Dizdari, Leonid Kerbel, Lewis Kaplan, members of the Chilingirian, Harlem and Sacconi String Quartets.
After starting violin at the age of 6 with Natasha Boyarsky, she joined the Purcell School of Music with a full scholarship aged 9. She then attended the prestigious Yewon Arts School in Seoul before coming back to continue her studies in London with Itzhak Rashkovsky.
After graduating Bachelor of Music with First Class (Honours) on a full scholarship as a Soiree d’Or Scholar in 2019, Juhee is continuing her studies in Master of Performance at the Royal College of Music on a full scholarship as a Christopher Hogwood Scholar. She has also been awarded a full scholarship for Artist Diploma in Performance at the Royal College of Music which she will start later this year. Juhee is currently studying with Mark Messenger and plays on a ‘Joseph et Antonius’ Gagliano violin loaned by the Royal College of Music.