2022 Edition

- August 7 to 20

Min-Jeong Koh

Biography

Praised for her “extreme versatility” and “simply unbeatable beauty of tone” (Berliner Zeitung), Min-Jeong Koh maintains a busy schedule as concert violinist, violist, and educator. As first violinist of the Cecilia String Quartet, Ms. Koh won numerous awards at international competitions including First Prize at Banff, 2nd Prize at Osaka, and the Prix de la Sacem at Bordeaux. Their latest recording was chosen as Gramophone Magazine’s “Editor’s Choice”, “Top 10 Mendelssohn Recordings” and was nominated for a JUNO Award for Best Classical Album. With the ensemble, Ms. Koh has performed at such celebrated stages as London’s Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Berlin Konzerthaus, Beethoven-haus, Prague’s Rudolfinum, Library of Congress, La Jolla Music Society, Stanford Live, among many others.

A passionate educator, she joined the faculty at The Glenn Gould School at the Royal Conservatory of Music where she teaches violin, chamber music, and pedagogy.

The Cecilia String Quartet participated in the inaugural MISQA in 2010 while they were Quartet-in-Residence at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University where they studied with André Roy.

Professor at MISQA for the following years