YURI NAMKUNG, violin/viola  

education: Graduate Diploma, New England Conservatory, Professional Piano Trio Program ‘09  Moët Trio, MM. The Juilliard School, ‘06   BA. Columbia University, ‘05, Preparatory Division, The Juilliard School, ‘01

Principal Instructors: Miriam Fried, Cho-Liang Lin, Donald Weilerstein, Dorothy DeLay

Teaching Experience: Interlochen Arts Academy (MI): Instructor of Violin (2010-2013), University of Alabama-School of Music: Instructor of Violin (2009-10), Fundacion Batuta. Bogota, Colombia (2012), Universidad Javeriana: Encuentros.  Bogota, Colombia (2011, 12), Filarmonica Joven de Bogota, Colombia (2011, 12), Panama Jazz Festival - Director of Classical Music Program (2010-2014), Fundacion Danilo Perez, Panama (2009-10), FESNOJIV. El Sistema: Merida, Venezuela (2008, 09), La Academia Latino Americana de Violin y la Fundacion del Estado Para El Sistema Nacional de Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles de Venezuela  (2009, 10), Curso/Festival de Musica de Camara-Caracas, Colonia Tovar, Venezuela (2008), Astral Artistic Services, Educational Outreach with the Moet Trio (2008-2010), Music @ Menlo  (CA) (2007), Church Street School for Music and Art (NYC) (2006)

Chamber Music Performances: ChamberFest Vero Beach  (FL), 2018, Sykes Chapel Concert Artist Series (FL), 2018, Newburyport Chamber Music Festival (MA), 2017, Long Island Baroque Ensemble. (NY) 2016, 17, 18, Poor Richard’s Chamber Music Society. Philadelphia. (PA) 2017, 18, I/O Festival at Williams College (MA) 2017, Wellesley Composers Conference (MA) 2015, 16, 17, 18, Lost Dog New Music Ensemble (NY) 2016, Talea Ensemble. KY 2016, Talea Ensemble. LA. Schoenberg Pierrot Lunaire 2015, NUNC at National Sawdust in NYC 2016

with the Moët Trio: Lawrence University (WI)  2012, Carnegie Hall: Neighborhood Series 2008, 10, 11, Astral Artistic Services Education and Community: 2008, 09, 10, Cosmos Club: Washington DC 2010, New School-Schneider Concert Series (NY) 2008, Kennedy Center: Millennium Series 2007, Gardner Museum (MA) 2009, Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society (NY) 2009, Jordan Hall, 2008, 09, Virginia Arts Festival 2008, Music@Menlo (CA) 2006, Interlochen Arts Academy (MI) 2010, 11, 12, 13, Northwest Bach Festival (WA), Gunther Schuller  2012, 13, Panama Jazz Festival  2009, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, Curso-Festival de Musica de Camara. Colonia Tovar, Venezuela 2008, Methow Valley Music Festival (WA) 2008, 09, 10, 11, 13, 16, Bargemusic (NY) 2004, 05, 06, 07, MoMA-Museum of Modern Art (NY) 2005, Music Mountain Festival (CT) 2005, La Jolla SummerFest (CA) 2004, 92nd Street Y (NY) 2004, Verbier Festival and Academy (Verbier, Switzerland) 2003, Ravinia Festival-Steans Institute (IL) 2002, 03

Ensemble Performances: New Jersey Chamber Singers (NJ) 2018. Concertmaster, Juno Chamber Orchestra. Brattleboro (VT) 2017. Crested Butte Music Festival (CO) 2017. 2nd Violin Principal, A Far Cry. Boston (MA) 2017, Riverside Choral Society (NY) 2016. 17. Concertmaster, Mimesis Ensemble (NY) 2016. Concertmaster, League of Composers (NY) 2016, 17, Blanche Moyse Bach Orchestra. Marlboro, VT. 2016, 17, 18, Musica Sacra (NYC) 2015

Solo Performances: College of St. Benedict, Minnesota. Mendelssohn Concerto - last minute replacement for Axel Strauss 2016, Santa Clara Center for the Performing Arts (AZ). Recital with Evan Kory, piano. 2016, 17, 18, Lincoln Center Winter’s Eve Festival. Solo Bach. December, 2014, 15, Santa Maria, California. Santa Maria Philharmonic. John Farrer, Conductor 2013, Spokane, Washington.  Northwest Bach Festival.  Gunther Schuller, Conductor and Artistic Director 2013, Bay View, Charlevoix, Michigan. Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra 2012, Interlochen Arts Camp, Michigan. Interlochen Youth Orchestra 2012, Filarmonica Joven de Colombia: Residency and Tour through Brazil and Colombia, 2012, Panama City, Panama. Panama Jazz Festival. Director of Classical Music 2009-current, Orchestra of St Luke's with Cho-Liang Lin, Bach Double Concerto. 2005, Zurich, Switzerland. Tonhalle Orchestra.  David Zinman, Conductor 2002, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Stulberg International Competition: 1st prize winner 2001, Aspen, Colorado. Aspen Music Festival: Young Artist Orchestra, American Academy of Conducting Orchestra, Olympia, Washington.  Olympia Symphony, Greenville, South Carolina. Greenville Symphony, Seattle, Washington. Seattle Symphony, Northwest Chamber Orchestra

Additional Performances: Presidential Gala Performance. Panama City, Panama with Danilo Perez (2010), Biodiversity Museum, Frank Gehry. Opening Night. Panama City, Panama with Danilo Perez (2011), Biodiversity Museum, Frank Gehry. Recording for permanent art installation with Danilo Perez (2014), Ibero-American Summit Conference. Panama City, Panama with Danilo Perez (2014), Danilo’s Jazz Club in Casco Viejo, Panama (2014)

Artistic and Creative Director: Artistic Director of Festival de Intercambio de Musica Clasica, Panama Jazz Productions/Fundacion Danilo Perez 2018, Director of Classical Music Department at Panama Jazz Festival 2010-2014