Sungho Jung

Violin & Viola

Sungho Jung

About Sungho Jung

South Korean violinist Dr. Sungho Jung made his debut with Seoul Grand Symphony Orchestra at age 13. After leaving Korea, he continued his studies in Europe and the United States. Dr. Jung now resides in Michigan. An avid performer of chamber music, he frequently appeared in “If Music be the Food…Lansing,” a food fundraising concert series, and with Camerata Michigan as part of the “Cello Plus Series” directed by Suren Bagratuni. He was a member of the recording orchestra for Dr. Nancy Ambrose King’s album “New Works for Oboe and Orchestra,” which also featured violinists Matt Albert and Andrew Jennings.

Dr. Jung also attended masterclass held by Miriam Fried, Soovin Kim and Lawrence Dutton a member of the Emerson String Quartet. He also has studied chamber music with Joseph Genualdi, Sheila Browne, Robert Merfeld and Caroline Coade. In 2019, Dr. Jung completed his D.M.A studied on his dissertation “Introducing the Hidden Treasure” on the only Piano Trio by awoman composer Fanny Mendelssohn.

A dedicated teacher, Dr. Jung is a member of the violin and at the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan, and is also a violin and a viola instructor at Tampa Music School. In addition to directing the Musicista series, he frequently performs with the Gainesville and Venice Symphony Orchestras.

Dr. Jung holds his D.M.A in Violin Performance from Michigan State University (Dmitri Berlinsky and Yvonne Lam), M.M. in Violin Performance from Boston University (Bayla Keyes), and a B.M. in Violin Performance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Kevin Lawrence). He also holds a performance certificate at the Prague Conservatory (Jiří Fišer) in the Czech Republic.

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