Yue Sun

Chinese violinist Yue Sun is hailed by Jiangnan City Daily for playing “splendidly.”

Nanchang Daily also wrote “violinist Yue Sun amazes every audience by her precise artistic attitude and solid performance technique.” Ms. Sun is a multiple prize winner of Hong Kong International String Competition, Jiangxi Annual Violin Competition and Jiangxi Chamber Music Competition in China. As a soloist, she has performed recitals throughout America, Europe and Asia at famous venues including Shanghai Concert Hall and the Sanders Theater at Harvard. As an active chamber musician, Ms. Sun has collaborated chamber music with Paul Watkins, Jennifer Frautschi and other renowned musicians. Ms. Sun is also an active orchestral violinist, she was selected as the concertmaster and assistant concertmaster for the numerous orchestras, including the Youth Orchestra of the Americas, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival Orchestra which enabled her to perform at prestigious venues, such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Konzerthaus Berlin, Czech National Theater and Kraków Philharmonic Hall with renowned musicians such as Alan Gilbert, Christoph Eschenbach, David Geringas, Joshua Bell, James Gaffigan, Midori Goto, Ivan Fischer,, Semyon Bychkov, and Valery Gergiev etc..

Ms. Sun earned her Master’s degree in violin performance from The Juilliard School, where she studied with Ida Kavafian on full scholarship. Her Bachelor’s degrees in both psychology and violin performance are from Bard College with full scholarship. Ms. Sun is currently a candidate of Doctor of Music Arts at Stony Brook University where she studies with Hagai Shaham, Phillip Setzer Jennifer Frautschi, and Arnuaud Sussmann. In January 2017, her DVD album “Passion” for 8 new Chinese solo violin works was released and published by Shanghai Audio and Video Publishing House, and soon the CD version will be published globally in United States.

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