Dr. Chang Ho Lim
Violinist Chang Ho Lim made his debut as a soloist with the Seoul National Symphony Orchestra and as a recitalist at the Kumho Prodigy Concert Series, where he was the winner of the Kumho-Asiana Cultural Foundation Auditions. Since then, he has appeared as a soloist and chamber artist at major music venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Royal Albert Hall in London, the United Nations Headquarter and Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
He has participated in various music festivals, including the Aspen Music Festival, Keshet Eilon International Master Course in Israel, the Orford Arts Center in Canada, the Festival MusicAlps in France, and the Great Mountain International Music Festival. He attended master classes by Dorothy Delay, Joseph Silverstein, Dong-Suk Kang, Nam-Yun Kim, Rodney Friends, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Cho-Liang Lin, Maurizio Fuks, Michael Frischenschlager, and Pamela Frank. Lim is the winner of the New York Music Competition and Mason Gross Chamber Music Competition and has won top prizes at the Corpus Christi, Juilliard Concerto, and the Joong-Ang and Ewha Kyung Hyang Concours. His live performance of Mendelssohn Octet with the Soloists of New England has been released in spring 2019 on Spice Classics and available on iTunes worldwide.
Lim earned his BM and MM from the Juilliard School, where he was a student of Donald Weilerstein and Naoko Tanaka, and completed the Professional Studies program at the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Sylvia Rosenberg. Lim earned Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Rutgers University under the tutelage of Todd Phillips. He is currently on the faculty at Rutgers University and the Northern Academy of the arts in New York.
Dr. Amy Dahm Huh
Korean violist, Amy Dahm Huh has appeared as soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, as well as Mainland China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Austria, Germany, Spain, and Korea. Her performance highlights as a soloist include the New York Classical Symphony Orchestra at Lincoln Center, the Czech Republic Sofia State Symphony, the Duxbury Festival Orchestra in Massachusetts, and the La Fuse Players in Korea. She has played in numerous major concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Tokyo Metropolitan Arts Space, Fukuoka Acros Hall, Shanghai Oriental Arts Center, Beijing Forbidden City Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Seoul Arts Center, and United Nations, as well as Embassy of South Korea in Washington D.C.
Dahm has collaborated with members of the Emerson Quartet, the Muir Quartet, and has worked with prominent artists including Sheila Browne, Jeffrey Irvine, Lynne Ramsey, Karen Ritscher, and Carol Rodland. In 2012, Dahm and Jin Lee Youn formed a string duo called “Starry Duo”. Their first album entitled, “Hymns and Passcaglia” was released in January 2015 in South Korea. In April 2016, she performed a viola duo with the internationally recognized violist, Avri Levitan at Zaragoza Auditorium in Spain. Most recently, Dahm had the pleasure of collaborating with a viola quartet which included Nicholas Cords, her former teacher, along with Chieh-Fan Yiu, and Matthiew Lipman. She has been featured in the media on television, in magazines, and newspapers worldwide, including KBS TV, EBS TV, Arirang TV, Hong Kong Times, New York Korea Times, String and Bow magazine, Spain Lavanguardia, and the Korean Daily News.
Dahm studied with Doyeon Kim at Yonsei University in South Korea, where she earned her Bachelor of Music degree. She received a Master of Music degree from Mannes the New School for Music under Daniel Panner, and Professional Studies Diploma from Boston University, under Michelle LaCourse. In 2014, she graduated from Stony Brook University’s Doctoral program under the tutelage of Nicholas Cords and Lawrence Dutton.
Dahm has a strong passion for charity work and has used her musical talent to benefit children and seniors. As the Music Director at EnoB and a volunteer at Opportunity Music Project, she organizes and performs in many benefit concerts for hospitals, churches, and Senior Centers in New York City. She has also given concerts in Philippines, and continues to perform in South Korea and the United States, particularly for people who are physically and mentally disabled.
Dahm has received prizes and awards from numerous institutions, including the Paris Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition, New York International Artists Competition, the Alexander & Buono International String Competition, the American Strings Competition, Posco Asia Awards, Coca Cola Co Awards, Peter M. Gross Awards, the Duxbury Music Festival Solo Competition, the Chamber Music Competition, Boston University’s Bach Competition, Eum Youn Music Competition, and the Korea Opera Group Competition.
Dr. Huh is currently on faculty at Northern Academy of the Arts, and New York School of Music and Arts. She serves as the principal violist at the Bergen Symphony Orchestra, and her string quartet, “Selene Quartet”, performs regularly in the United States and overseas.
Dr. Hae Won Yoon
Cellist Hae Won Yoon studied at Yewon Middle School. She completed his undergraduate and master’s degree at Juilliard School in New York. She then received a DMA with a full scholarship and fellowship from the Rutgers University in New Jersey State. She studied with Professor William Bruce, Leonid Gorokov at Royal College of Music in England, Professor Timothy Eddy of Juilliard School in New York, and Professor Jonathan Spitz of Rutgers University of New Jersey.
She won the Peter Morrison Competition in the United Kingdom at the Royal College of music, and participated in the Sarasota Festival in USA, Kirishima International Music Festival in Japan, Courchevel Music Camp in France and Euroart Festival in Germany. During her studies at Yewon School, she played with the Korean Symphony Orchestra, Seoul philharmonic Orchestra. She performed special class at the Master Class of Professor Francois Guye of Geneva Conservatory, Switzerland. She also performed with Brandenburg Symphonia at the Royal Family concert in England. She has also performed numerous solo and chamber music concerts in New York’s Carneige Hall, Alice Tully Hall of Lincoln center, Paul Hall and Morse Hall of Juilliard School.
She recently played with Goyang philharmonic orchestra and solo recital at Kumho Art Hall.
Conductor Wen-wen Chou
Ms. Wen-Wen Chou had been touring with Shen Yun Performing Arts Orchestra, which performs in major venues such as Lincoln Center and Kennedy Center.
Ms. Chou has also served as the Assistant Conductor of the Taipei Symphony Orchestra, Conductor of National Taiwan Normal University Symphonic Band, Vice Conductor of China Youth Corps Youth Wind Orchestra, Affiliated Wind Ensemble and Affiliated Youth Band of National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, First Resident Conductor of Tao-Yuan Symphonic Band, etc. She founded the Youth Vacation Symphony Orchestra (1993), the Alumni Band of Taipei Municipal Hongdao Junior High School (2000), the Taiwan Wind Ensemble (2004), and the Taiwan Youth Band (2009). She is also the Music Director of the Tian Guo Marching Band.
Ms. Chou majored in Orchestral Conducting, and graduated from the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and Graduate Institute. Afterwards, she became the Director of NTNU Symphony Band and has led various orchestral groups to international events. Before majoring in conducting, Ms. Chou was Concertmaster of CYC Youth Wind Orchestra, NTNU Symphonic Band. She also played Clarinet in Symphony Orchestra of NTNU and the Affiliated Wind Ensemble of NTSO.