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B i o g r a p h y

Jenny Jung was born in Seoul Korea, beginning her violin study there in age of six.  Following her studies with Roland and Almita Vamos at Northwestern University, where Ms. Jung was awarded with scholarships.  Ms. Jung received Master's Degree in New England Conservatory of Music with Masko Ushioda and currently she is completing her doctorate from University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign where she studied with Sibbi Bernhardsson from Grammy award winning Pacifica Quartet. 

As a former member of Civic Orchestra of Chicago, she has worked with many acclaimed musicians such as Yo-Yo Ma.  She served in many orchestras as a concertmaster including Chautauqua Festival Orchestra.  She plays with Chicago Folks Operetta, Chicago Chamber Opera, and Chicago Classical Symphony. 

Ms. Jung has performed in renowned concert halls throughout the North America, Europe and Asia as a chamber musician and a recitalist.  Her recent recital includes a recital in Seoul. 

Ms. Jung is also a passionate educator.  She was Teaching Assistant of Sibbi Bernhardsson in UIUC and recently held faculty position at Benedictine University teaching violin, viola and chamber music.  She is currently faculty member in Merit School of Music and teaches private studio in Chicago and Schaumburg.

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