MinYoung Cho, violin
Dr. MinYoung Cho is a native of Seoul, Korea, and she has performed with many orchestras in her homeland, including the Korean-American Youth Orchestra, Gwacheon Youth Orchestra, Seoul National Symphony Orchestra, Korean Philharmonic Orchestra and Gangneung Philharmonic Orchestra. Her talent as an ensemble player remains much in demand, and she now performs with a number of chamber and symphony orchestras in North Florida, including Tallahassee Bach Parley, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and Sinfonia Gulf Coast, as well as with the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra and Panama City Pops Orchestra. In Georgia, she plays with the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra. As a guest solo artist, recent recital engagements have included appearances at Chipola College (Marianna, Florida) and Valdosta State University (Valdosta, Georgia).
Dr. Cho has been a prizewinner in several competitions, including the Korea Music Competition and Choong-Bu Conservatory Competition. She is among the American Fine Arts Festival 2011-2012 Season Winners, and won an AFAF Summer Music Courses in Europe scholarship. Dr. Cho received her BM at Dankook University in Korea, and both her master's and doctoral degrees at Florida State University, in Tallahassee. Her principal teachers have included Corinne Stillwell, Karen Clarke and Daesik Kang.