Dongyoung Jake Shim, violin, is pursuing his B.M with Donald Weilerstein at New England Conservatory with Tan Family Education Grant and Dean’s Scholarship.
Dongyoung’s musical ability has been demonstrated through many competition successes, including Stulberg International String Competition (1st Prize & Bach Prize) in Michigan and Irving M. Klein International String Competition (4th Prize) in San Francisco. He was also awarded dozens of performance opportunities in the U.S. which will take place during the next few years.
Graduate of Yewon School and Seoul Arts High School in Korea, he made his debut with Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra as a soloist at age 12, and performed his first solo recital at age 13 at Kumho Art Hall. Dongyoung has performed at numerous concert halls, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Jordan Hall, Seoul Arts Center, and Alice Tully Hall. Since 2014, he has appeared as a soloist with major South Korean orchestra, including Korea Chamber Orchestra, Seoul Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, and Busan Philharmonic Orchestra. 2020-21 season recital and performances will include debuts with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra and Kumho Young Artist Concert in Korea. He has attended Aspen Music Festival And School as a violin fellowship, as well as The PMP Chamber Music Workshop and Kneisel Hall.