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New York based Double Bassist Ha Young Jung captivates audiences and critics alike with her dynamic and engaging performances. Jung holds The Lawrence J. Tamburri Chair as Principal Double Bass of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. She holds prominent positions in organizations such as a fellowship at the Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect, Teaching Artist Apprenticeship at the New York Philharmonic, Guest Principal Bass of the Riverside Symphony.
Jung worked with distinguished ensembles such as Grammy-nomincated String Orchestra A Far Cry, Chineke! (BME Orchestra of United Kingdom), English National Opera, Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, London Symphony Orchestra, and New York Philharmonic. Appearing as a featured soloist with orchestras such as Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia, and Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra.
She Performed as a soloist and a chamber musician in venues including Alice Tully Hall (New York), Barbican Centre (London), Cadogan Hall (London, UK), Carnegie Hall (New York, United States), David Geffen Hall (New York, United States), Grieg House (Bergen, Norway), Opera House (Tel Aviv, Israel), Philharmonic Hall (St. Petersburg, Russia), Tchaikovsky Great Hall (Moscow, Russia), and The Wigmore Hall (London, UK).
Her national and international competition successes include; First Prize of Koussevitzky Young Artist Award (New York, 2013), Silver Medal of Serge Koussevitzky International Double Bass Competition (St Petersburg, 2007), First Prize of International Society of Bassists’ Competition (USA, 2007), the Grand-Prix of International String Competition (Moscow, 2006), Musician of the Year at the Solti Foundation (Belgium, 2006).
Jung was a guest artist of Bergen International Festival (Norway), Eilat International Festival (Israel), Hardanger International Music Festival (Norway), and Wimbledon International Chamber Music Festival (London). Her live performances has been broadcasted across the continent in stations such as WQXR of New York, BBC radio 3 of England, National Radio Station “Kol Hamusica” of Israel and Kultura Channel of Russia.
Jung studied extensively with leading musicians and institutes including Edwin Barker (principal at the Boston Symphony Orchestra), Timothy Cobb (principal at the New York Philharmonic, former principal at the Metropolitan Opera), Rinat Ibragimov (former principal at the London Symphony Orchestra), Chang-Hyoung Lee (principal at the Korea Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra), Tom Martin (former principal at the London Symphony Orchestra), and Don Palma (Head of Strings at New England Conservatory, Boston) in Royal College of Music (Bachelor of Music), The Juilliard School (Master of Music), Yale University (Artist Diploma), and Boston University (Doctoral Candidate).