CMS Two Member

Danbi Um


Danbi Um Photo credit: Ah-Hyun Cho

Violinist Danbi Um has appeared as soloist with the Israel Symphony, Vermont Symphony, Herzliya Chamber Symphony, Auckland Philharmonic, and Dartmouth Symphony, and in venues such as the Kennedy Center, Perelman Theater at Kimmel Center, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Kumho Arts Hall, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Bennett Gordon Hall of the Ravinia Festival, and for the Seattle Chamber Music Society. She is a winner of Astral Artists' 2015 National Auditions, and is a member of Chamber Music Society Two of Lincoln Center. With CMS, she has performed at the Saratoga Performance Arts Center, Alice Tully Hall, Harris Theater, and St. Cecilia Music Center. An avid chamber musician, she has made appearances at Marlboro, Ravinia, Music@Menlo, Yellow Barn, Prussia Cove, Caramoor, Moab, and North Shore Chamber Music Festival. She tours frequently with Musicians from Marlboro including a national tour, and has played with the Jupiter Chamber Players and Omega Ensemble. She received second prize in the Young Artists Division of the Menuhin International Violin Competition, and third prize at the Michael Hill International Violin Competition. At age ten she was admitted to the Curtis Institute of Music, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree. She also holds an Artist Diploma from Indiana University. Her teachers include Shmuel Ashkenasi, Joseph Silverstein, Jaime Laredo, and Hagai Shaham. She plays on a 1683 "ex-Petschek" Nicolo Amati violin, on loan from a private collection.