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Double Bassist Ha Young Jung captivates audiences and music critics alike with her dynamic and engaging performances. As a soloist Jung has appeared with many prominent orchestras including Royal Philharmonic, Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia, and Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra. Jung is a current doctoral candidate at Boston University under Edwin Barker and studied at the Yale University, The Juilliard School, and Royal College of Music.
As an active solo and chamber musician she performed in notable venues such as Cadogan Hall (London), Grieg House (Bergen), Opera House (Tel Aviv), Philharmonic Hall (St. Petersburg), Tchaikovsky Great Hall (Moscow), and The Wigmore Hall (London). She was a guest artist in various national and international music festivals including Bergen International Festival, Eilat International Festival (Israel), Hardanger International Music Festival (Norway), and Wimbledon International Chamber Music Festival (London).
Jung’s performances has been broadcasted live in many countries across the continent including WQXR of New York, BBC radio 3 of England, National Radio Station “Kol Hamusica” of Israel and Kultura Channel of Russia. As an orchestral musician she worked with many distinguished orchestras such as London Symphony Orchestra and English National Opera performing in venues including Alice Tully Hall (New York), Barbican Centre (London), and Carnegie Hall (New York).
Her list of national and international competition successes are considerable. The list includes; First Prize of the Koussevitzky Young Artist Award (New York, 2013), Silver Medal in the Serge Koussevitzky International Double Bass Competition (St Petersburg, 2007), First Prize in the International Society of Bassists’ Competition (USA, 2007), the Grand-Prix in the International String Competition (Moscow, 2006), Solti Foundation’s Musician of the Year (Belgium, 2006).
Jung has studied extensively with many leading musicians of the world and her list of principal teachers include Edwin Barker (principal at the Boston Symphony Orchestra), Timothy Cobb (principal at the New York Philharmonic and 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.
She was a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center in 2009 under the auspices of the ESU Scholarship. Jung has been a member of the Razumovsky Academy since 2006, where she was the recipient of the Razumovsky Trust Scholarship. As a member of Razumovsky Young Artists she works regularly with the director of the organization, Oleg Kogan, and performed in masterclasses given by numerous musicians including Ida Haendel, Vadim Repin, Alexander Chaushian, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Pavel Vernikov and Maxim Rysanov.