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About Yoojin Hong

Yoojin is a passionate performer and educator who has been a professional violinist for over 10 years. She performed as a soloist and principal violinist at different events and Jubilee Orchestra New York for many years. As a dedicated educator, Yoojin has taught different age groups in both private and group settings. Before moving to Washington State, she won a Korea Music Foundation fellowship to organize and teach a pilot program for low-income Korean Youth interested in learning the violin.

Yoojin attained her Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees in Violin Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music.  Afterwards, she completed her Professional Studies Certificate Program in ​Violin Performance from Manhattan School of Music.

Yoojin is a member of the Northwest Symphony Orchestra and she resides in Redmond in WA, where she operates her violin studio.



Finding Your Violin's Unique Voice

Research by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) reveals that nine in ten children want to learn a musical instrument. Among the many to choose from, a violin ranks one of the most popular ones. Not only this small instrument often leads an entire orchestra, but also, it can play many beautiful solo and ensemble repertories.

But soon, one might realize that it's not so easy to tame this small instrument, nor does it sound as beautiful as recordings. Frustrated and disappointed, one might be easily turned off and stop pursuing the violin.

I was in the same shoes until I found my violin's unique voice. I used to think that mastering fingerings would help me become a great performer, but it wasn't enough -- although having that skill set is a plus! I needed to find the voice of the violin that only I can play out of my instrument. My hope for you is that you will find yours too.

Let's begin this journey to discover a newfound passion and voice for your violin. I will walk alongside you and be there to guide you. I promise that once you test the waters, you will fall in love with the violin!

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Testimony from Parents

“We are very grateful for this amazing opportunity for our daughter to learn the violin [from Ms. Yoojin] through the Korean Music Foundation."

                     -Evelyn's mom

"Ms. Yoojin has been extremely patient with her students. She taught them not only the instrument but also general musical knowledge."

                     -Sophia's mom

"Our daughter's sense of rhythm and tone has improved greatly. We even noticed that she sings better now than she did a year ago."




1. Lesson fees are due on the first lesson of each month. A late fee ($20) will be charged

2. Students are expected to show up on time for lessons. No extension of lesson time will be granted

3. Students must provide cancellation notice 24 hours before the scheduled time

4. The instructor may cancel a session without prior notice but a makeup lesson will be guaranteed

6. Students are encouraged to participate in concerts and masterclasses when there are opportunities to do so

7. Students must bring their own instrument, pencil, and books



A trial lesson is available only $30 for 30miuntes

Redmond, WA


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