Danbi Um, violin
Recently selected as one of eight young artists to join Chamber Music Society Two of Lincoln Center, violinist Danbi Um has appeared as soloist with the Israel Symphony, Vermont Symphony, Herzliya Chamber Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonic, and Dartmouth Symphony, among others, and in such venues as the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Seoul’s Kumho Arts Hall, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and for the Seattle Chamber Music Society and Ravinia Festival. This season, she appears with CMS Two in Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, at Saratoga Springs, and in many other national and international concert venues. She also participated in the Music@Menlo Festival and tour with “Musicians from Marlboro.” Ms. Um is a winner of Astral’s 2015 National Auditions. An avid chamber musician, she has participated at Marlboro Music, the Ravinia Festival, Yellow Barn Festival, Prussia Cove, North Shore Chamber Music, and the Caramoor Festival. She tours frequently with “Musicians from Marlboro,” and has performed with the Jupiter Chamber Players. Ms. Um was the Second Prize winner of the 2004 Menuhin International Violin Competition, and won Third Prize at the Michael Hill International Competition in 2009. At age ten, she was admitted to the Curtis Institute of Music, where she graduated with a bachelor of music degree. She also holds an Artist Diploma from Indiana University.