Artist Bio

Dawn Wohn, violin

Dawn Dongeun Wohn is an accomplished violinist who is equally in demand for solo as well as chamber music performances. She has appeared as a soloist for live-broadcast performances with the Korean Broadcasting Symphony and the Daejon City Philharmonic, and with other orchestras such as the New York Sinfonietta, the Aspen Conducting orchestra, Japan's Telemann Ensemble and the Vivaldi Youth Ensemble. As a veteran of broadcasted performances, she has performed on national PBS radio show, From the Top. In addition, she has performed in solo and chamber music recitals at Carnegie Weill Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Paul Hall, Merkin Hall, and Jordan Hall. She is the winner of numerous competitions including the Juilliard's String Honors, the Korean Young Musicians', the Music Journal and The Korean Daily Times competition. In addition, she became a two-time grand prize winner of the Catholic and Music Society competitions.

Ms. Wohn has performed at Music@Menlo, Aspen Music Festival and School, Norfolk Music Festival, Sarasota Music Festival, Great Mountains Music Festival in South Korea, International Musician's Seminar Prussia Cove in England, Northern Lights Music Festival in Mexico, The Banff Centre's Chamber Music residency as well as the Juilliard School's Chamberfest and the New York String Seminar. She has participated in masterclasses by artists such as Igor Ozim, Gerhard Schultz, Pamela Frank, Mauricio Fuks and Robert Lipsett. She has studied chamber music with Gilber Kalish, Claude Frank, Peter Frankl, Fred Sherry, Earl Carlyss, Joel Krosnick, Donald and Vivian Weilerstein and members of the Emerson and Tokyo Quartets amongst many others.

As an active chamber musician, Dawn has collaborated with artists such as members of the Emerson Quartet, Colin Carr and Tina Dahl. She is part of the piano trio TRIO 212 who were selected to be in residency at the Banff Centre, and also performs as part of the Wohn-Hwangbo Duo. Deeply committed to outreach, Dawn can be seen performing regularly in public schools, nursing homes and hospitals.

Dawn studied at The Juilliard School's Pre-College division as a scholarship student of Dorothy DeLay and received a Bachelor's degree from the Juilliard School studying with Hyo Kang. She received a Master's degree and an Artist Diploma from Yale University as a full scholarship student of Syoko Aki. Currently, she is a Doctor of Musical Arts canditate at SUNY Stony Brook where she studies with Philip Setzer and Soovin Kim. She resides in New York City, and plays on a 1732 Nicolo Gagliano violin.

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