Jiyu Oh, 18
Seoul, South Korea

Jiyu Oh, 18 years old, is a violinist from Seoul, South Korea. She is currently studying with Prof. Soovin Kim at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Boston, MA. Jiyu is also enrolled in the Chamber Music Intensive Performance Seminar and plays as co-concertmaster of Youth Philharmonic Orchestra of NEC Preparatory School.

Jiyu’s most recent highlights include a full scholarship participation at the Chamber Music Northwest Young Artist Institute and Morningside Music Bridge, 1st place award at the Concord Young Artist Competition and 2nd place at the BSO Concerto Competition. Jiyu was also awarded at the NEC Preparatory School Concerto Competition and Jack Kent Cooke Award from NPR’s From the Top.

Previous performances include Walnut Hill’s 50th Anniversary at Rockport, “A Night at the Museum” performance held at the Calderwood Hall, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Music for Food Concert at the Goethe Institute, “Back to Bach” virtual concert, and a commissioned piece at the Learning Courage virtual concert “Hope”.

Having previously studied at Yewon School and Seoul Arts High School, Jiyu is a prize winner of numerous national competitions and has received many prestigious awards such as the Im Wonsik Artist Award, Lee Daewoong Artist Scholarship and Samick Arts Scholarship.

Jiyu has participated in masterclasses with renowned musicians namely Midori, Noah Bendix-Balgley, Donald Weilerstein, Miriam Fried, Ronald Copes, Gregory Kalinovsky, Wayne Lin, Mikyung Lee and Wonhee Bae.


Henri Vieuxtemps        Violin Concerto No.4 in D minor, Op.31
I. Andante
II. Adagio religioso

Franz Waxman         Carmen Fantasie

J.S. Bach        Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006
II. Loure
III. Gavotte en Rondeau