[ Violin ]

Kyung Yu

Violinist Kyung Yu holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School and a Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music. She has studied with Dorothy DeLay, Paul Kantor, and the late Professor Emanuel Zetlin. Ms. Yu was concertmaster of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra from 1988 until 1999.  She has appeared as a soloist with the Seattle Symphony, the New Haven Symphony, and Yale Philharmonia orchestras, and has performed numerous recitals in New York City, Seattle, Aspen, and throughout Korea. She gave her New York debut concert in Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall as a winner of the Artists International Competition.

Ms. Yu has taught at the Aspen Music Festival and was an assistant to Dorothy DeLay at the Juilliard pre-college division. She served on the Fulbright Scholarship Screening Committee for Strings from 1999 to 2002. Ms. Yu has taught violin students at Lehigh University and Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. She has served on the faculty at Yale since 1988.

Kyung Yu performs extensively with pianist Elizabeth Sawyer Parisot, with whom she has recorded the Strauss and Prokofiev sonatas, and appeared on Albany Records in The Music of Ezra Laderman. She performed the Beethoven Triple Concerto with Elizabeth Parisot and cellist, Ole Akahoshi, with the Yale Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Shinik Hahm. With Elizabeth Parisot, Ms. Yu has played numerous recitals throughout Connecticut and Pennsylvania, and has performed to acclaim in concert tours of Korea and Italy.