Haeyoon Shin — Cello
Haeyoon Shin is an active performer and teacher in Seattle, having returned home after receiving her Artist Diploma at Yale University, as a part of the prestigious studio of Aldo Parisot. She has appeared on KING FM radio performances, as well as at the Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall. Since her return to the Pacific Northwest, she and continues to perform regularly in symphonies, as well as chamber music concerts in the greater Seattle area.
She has a deep affinity to chamber music, and she is the most active musician in the newly growing Groupmuse concerts, who are now spreading from New York, Boston, and San Francisco to Seattle. She was also an avid chamber musician at Yale as an active member of several chamber groups. Her piano trio won the Yale chamber music competition and was selected to perform at the Vista Chamber Concert. She has been invited to the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, the Great Mountains Chamber Music Festival, and was an inaugural member of the Birdfoot Chamber Music Festival. She’s had masterclasses with members of the most prominent chamber groups such as the Tokyo String Quartet, the Emerson String Quartet, and the St. Lawrence String Quartet.
She earned her Performers Diploma from Indiana University, Bloomington, receiving the Eva Heinitz Scholarship under the tutelage of Janos Starker, and attained her Bachelors Degree from the University of Washington under Toby Saks. She received her Masters Degree from the Hartt School of Music with a full scholarship. Her awards include 1st prizes in the Marjorie Easley National Strings Competition, University of Washington Concerto Competition, and Individualis International Competition.