Hyunjung Lim is the recipient of 1st prize in numerous competitions in Seoul, South Korea. She has performed with an array of ensembles including the Orchestra of Ukraine, with Hanna Chang and the Classic Philharmonic Orchestra alongside the renowned cellist, Mischa Maisky at the Seong-Nam Art Center. She is a participant at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music’s Oboe Workshop sponsored by the institution. She also participated in the John Mack Oboe Camp Festival, North Carolina in 2017.
Hyunjung has studied oboe performance at the Busan Art High School, Busan, South Korea.She attended Dankook University, South Korea for her Bachelor of Music degree in Oboe Performance as a scholarship recipient where she studied with Professor Jiwon- Yoon. She was amongst the 10 young artist musicians chosen to perform at the Geoum-jeong Art Center. She is also the prize winner of the prestigious Seoul Metropolitan City Department of Education Competition. Hyunjung is now studying for her Master of Music degree from the New Jersey City University underthe tutelage of Authur Sato.
Born in New York City, Serin Isabelle Park began her violin studies at the age of five with Dr. Solim Shin. At the age of ten, Serin was accepted to Juilliard Pre-college under the tutelage of Catherine Cho, where she received on loan a ¾ size violin labeled Antonio Gragnani of Livorno dated 1798; a generous donation by Doublestop Foundation. Since then, she has performed at many well-known concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Steinway Hall in NYC, University of Music Franz Liszt in Weimar Germany, , and Centre des Arts at Geneva Switzerland to name a few. She has been 1st prize winner in the New York Music Competition, G. Gershwin International Music Competition, Golden Key Music Festival, and the Camerata Artists International Competition among many others. In 2018, she had been selected to participate in the Menuhin Competition at Geneva, Switzerland. She is also the recipient of the President’s Award for Academic Excellence and an award from the US Senate for contribution to the Artistic Value. In 2019, she also won grand prizes from Ensemble 212, Crescendo, IGMC, and National Artists Competition. Serin has soloed with various orchestras and has participated in Masterclasses with Ilya Gringolts in Geneva, and Dmitry Berlinsky in NYC. Other teachers she has studied with are Lisa Kim from NY Philharmonic, Yu Jeong Lee, Francesca dePasquale, and piano instructions with So Hyun Ahn. Serin currently studies with Catherine Cho in her sixth year at Juilliard Pre-College, and plays a 1740 Venetian violin by Domenico Bussano. Serin is a 10th grader who enjoys reading in her free time.