Katie Hyun


Katie Hyun Photo credit: Mingzhe Wang

Praised for her “sensitivity and top shelf artistry” (Cleveland.com), violinist Katie Hyun has made solo appearances with the Houston Symphony, the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Columbia Festival Orchestra, among others. Additional highlights include concerto performances with the Busan Sinfonietta and Incheon Philharmonic in South Korea. Festival appearances include the Chelsea Music Festival in New York, Habitat4Music in Vermont, Bravo! Vail in Colorado, Chamber Music Northwest Winter Festival in Portland, Bright Sheng’s “Intimacy of Creativity” in Hong Kong, and ‘New York in Chuncheon’ and the Busan Chamber Music Festival, both in South Korea.

Katie is the founder and director of Quodlibet Ensemble, a small chamber orchestra that made its debut in 2008 to great acclaim and has since performed at the Shepherd Music Series in Collinsville, Yale British Arts Center, and Drew University in Madison, NJ. Quodlibet Ensemble released its debut album in the spring of 2014.

Katie was also a founding member of the award winning Amphion String Quartet, which was a winner of Concert Artists’ Guild Management in 2011, and was on the roster of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s Bowers Program (formerly CMS Two) for the 2013-’16 duration. The Amphion String Quartet’s debut CD was also featured on the New York Times’ ‘Best of 2015.’ Additionally, the quartet has also performed in Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Chamber Music Northwest in Portland, La Jolla Music Festival,

On Baroque violin, Katie has recorded with and frequently appears with Trinity Baroque Orchestra, the Sebastians, and New York Baroque Incorporated.

Katie received her Artist Diploma at the Yale School of Music, studying Baroque violin with Robert Mealy and modern violin with Ani Kavafian, and her Masters Degree at the State University of New York in Stony Brook, where she studied with Pamela Frank, Ani Kavafian, and Philip Setzer. She also studied with Aaron Rosand and Pamela Frank at the Curtis Institute of Music where she received her Bachelor of Music degree.