How did you choose your instrument?
I emigrated from South Korea when I was 12 years old. I was introduced to the world of classical world by my parents before my permanent transition but such a move became my first opportunity to pick up the viola as part of the public music education system. I’ve enjoyed playing on it since.
What piece are you most excited to play this upcoming season?
The Vitali Chaconne.
What have you learned from AYS so far and what are you hoping to gain from AYS in the future?
I’ve learned to embrace performance as a unique experience in itself. I am hoping to continue to gain motivation and inspiration from music, from its discipline and artistry.