jae-won bang

Violinist Jae-­Won Bang received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Violin Performance from the Colburn School and Yale School of Music respectively, and Master of Music in Historical Performance from the Juilliard School. As a soloist, Jae-­Won has performed with orchestras and ensembles across Alberta, British Columbia, California, Connecticut and New York. In 2012, she was featured on the NEXT Young Artist series on CBC Radio Two as the first artist to be heard on both baroque and modern violins. Jae­-Won has collaborated with Clive Greensmith, Ronald Leonard, Rachel Podger, Arnold Steinhardt, and has performed in Weill Hall, Kennedy Centre, Alice Tully Hall, the Greene Space at WQXR, as well as at Morningside Music Bridge, ENCORE, Enghien, Berwick/OBF, Mozarteum, Banff, Sarasota, Aspen, and Kneisel Hall music festivals. As well as being a member of the Quodlibet Ensemble, and Jae-Won was a member of NYSOS (2006), Yale Baroque Ensemble (2010­-2011), and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (2013-­2014). A recipient of the 2016 Zarin Mehta Fellowship, she was selected by Rice University and the New York Philharmonic to be a part of their inaugural Global Academy. She has also appeared as a Young Artist with Da Camera Houston for the 2015/2016 season.

Her teachers include Gerald Stanick, Robert Lipsett, Ani Kavafian, Laurie Smukler, and Cho­-Liang Lin on violin and Robert Mealy, Cynthia Roberts and Monica Huggett on baroque violin. Starting in the 2016/2017 season, she joins the first violin section of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.