Mimi Jung started violin at the age of four and a half with Mrs. Nan Kim. At the age of eight, she was accepted as a student by the well-known Italian violinist, Roberto Cani. She has been part of the Colburn Chamber Orchestra as the Co-Concertmistress as well as the American Youth Symphony. Her love for performing has brought her to venues such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Athenaeum Main Concert Hall in Bucharest, Romania.
Mimi was a semi-finalist of the Spotlight Music Competition in Los Angeles and was named the first place winner of the Edith Knox Concerto Competition. She was also a prize winner of the American Fine Arts Festival International String Competition and received the Audience Prize and Director’s Award from the International Concerto Competition hosted at the Music in the Mountains Festival in Durango, Colorado. She was a recipient of the Los Cancioneros Master Chorale scholarship and will be featured in the 2013 Los Cancioneros concert series.
Ms. Jung has attended numerous music festivals, including the Intensive Strings and Piano program in Fresno, California, the Lamont Pre-College Academy in Colorado, the Music in the Mountains Summer Festival, and the Beverly Hills International Music Festival in California during which she performed with the Festival’s orchestra and performed in a master class given by Oleh Krysa.
She is now attending Carnegie Mellon University and is pursuing her musical studies under the guidance of Professor Cyrus Forough.