Violinist Jinjoo Cho is redefining what is means to be a classical artists in the 21st Century as a charismatic soloist, dynamic and engaging chamber musician, dedicated teacher, innovative artistic director, and published writer.
Jinjoo’s technical and artistic skills have been tested and proved as 1st Prize Winner of the world’s most prestigious competitions such as the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis and Concours musical international de Montréal. In addition to the Buenos Aires, Schoenfeld, and Stullberg Competitions. A passionate teacher, Jinjoo is on the violin faculty at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University and has previously taught at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Oberlin Conservatory. She is also the Founding Artistic Director of ENCORE Chamber Music Institute, an intensive summer training program for talented young performers in Cleveland, and regularly gives master classes worldwide. Jinjoo now lives in Montreal with her toy poodle, Miso, and enjoys visiting art galleries, collecting kitchen magnets and stationeries, and listening to Indie Rock in her spare time.
Vancouver Chamber Music Society
The Vancouver Chamber Music Society is the leading presenter in western Canada of high-calibre chamber music featuring world-renowned chamber ensembles, and solo and recital artists. Their program, steeped in the rich tradition of classical music, meets contemporary audiences in a familiar and intimate way at the modern theatre space in New Westminster’s modern Anvil Centre.