Cellist Hyun-ji Kwon, a native of Korea, is an active performer as a soloist and a chamber musician. She has performed in numerous concerts, festivals, and masterclasses in USA, Korea, Japan, and Europe.
She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Ewha Womans University in 2005. In the following year, she came to Boston, USA and studied in New England Conservatory and earned a Master’s degree in 2008 as well as a Graduate Diploma in 2009. She has completed studies with Sang-min Park, Sung-won Yang, William Bai, Natasha Brofsky. She has also performed in masterclasses for renowned cellists such as Natalia Gutman and Anner Bylsma.
She was winner of several competitions held in Korea including Seoul Symphony Orchestra competition and Seoul Youth Chamber competition. She also performed as a soloist in 2003 and 2004 with Ewha orchestra, in which she served as a principal cellist. As a dedicated chamber musician, she has collaborated with various musicians and performed in venues including Jordan Hall and Tsai Performance Center.
Recently, she earned her Doctoral Degree from Boston University under the guidance of Rhonda Rider. Ms.Kwon joined as a cello faculty at Boston University Tanglewood Institute in summer 2013.