Originally from South Korea, violinist Danny Yehun Jin made his debut as a soloist with the Seoul Royal Symphony at age 9. Jin, who was co-concertmaster of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra and concertmaster of the Music Academy of the West Orchestra in 2023, has also recently appeared as a soloist with the Seoul Philharmonic, Suwon Philharmonic and Charleston Symphony Orchestra.
Jin is an award-winning violinist, receiving fifth prize at the Menuhin Competition Beijing in 2012 and winning the Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s second Young Artist Competition in 2016. After studying at Korean National University of Arts and the Korean National School for the Gifted in Arts as a young violinist, Jin recently received his bachelor’s degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in 2023 as a Sandra G. and David G. Marshall Fellow. At Curtis, he was a student of Ida Kavafian and Erin Keefe.