Lauded as one of the most prominent violinists of today, Ju-Young Baek enjoys an extensive international career. Many of world’s important venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center in New York, Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center, Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Suntory Hall in Tokyo, have presented her in recitals as well as a soloist, with the NHK Symphony, London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Budapest Festival Orchestra, China National Orchestra, Finnish Radio Orchestra, Singapore Symphony, Seoul Philharmonic, among others.
Also active as a chamber musician, Ms. Baek has performed at the festivals of Marlboro, Ravinia, Aspen, Great Mountains, Bridgehampton, Beethoven Festival in Poland, Casals Festival in France, Naantali Festival in Finland, and YCA CHANEL Festival in Tokyo, and is the leader of Ensemble Opus. And she also was the leader of the world-renowned chamber ensemble, Sejong Soloists.
Winner of numerous prizes of prestigious competitions, Ms. Baek is a laureate of Indianapolis, Paganini, Sibelius, Long-Thibaud, and Queen Elisabeth International Competitions, to name a few. Her career was launched after winning 1st prize at YCA Auditions in New York City and the Astral Artists of Philadelphia.
Violinist Ju-Young Baek released her CDs in Japan with Brahms and Bruch concerti to critical acclaim, followed by another solo violin repertoire album. Her recording of Penderecki and Szymanowski violin concerti with Royal Philharmonic, also received rave reviews in London.
She has been teaching Violin at the College of Music Seoul National University since she was appointed as the youngest professor ever in history of the College of Music Seoul National University in 2005.