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Six Questions: Jungah Yoon, Flute
South Korean flutist, JUNGAH YOON, began playing flute at age 10. In 2006, she was selected as Kumho Prodigy and gave her debut recital in Kumho Arts Hall. She has received numerous awards including the Espoir Prize at the Osaka Twenty-year-old Canadian International Music Competition, the first prize at the Herald Music Competition, and the Sungjung Music Competition.She has performed in masterclasses for distinguished pedagogues such as Julien Beaudiment, Mathieu Dufour, Carol Wincenc and Silvia Careddu. Yoon received her bachelor’s degree from Korea National University of Arts and is currently pursuing her MM at the Yale School of Music studying with Ransom Wilson.
What is a favorite non-musical activity / what do you enjoy doing on your down time?
I enjoy watching movies.
What are the first 5 items on your playlist?
Actually, I don’t have playlist and I listen music from the YouTube.
Why did you choose your instrument?
I needed to choose a instrument when I was in elementary school. I was choosing between flute and clarinet and ended up with my instrument because I thought that the word ‘flute’ is very beautiful and it sounds so beautiful.
Do you have any pre-concert traditions?
I always try to stand straight and breathe.
If you could create and play in any chamber ensemble, whom would it include?
I want to play with Francois Leleux, oboist.