Myung Joo Ahn, flute
Biography: Born in Seoul, Korea, Myung-Joo Ahn came to the United States at the age of 15 and was educated at the Juilliard Pre-college. A graduate from The Juilliard School (in BM and MM double degree program), she received the Doctoral of Musical Art Degree from the State University of New York at StonyBrook in 1999. Internationally, Ms. Ahn has performed many solo recitals and chamber music concerts including the Art Center and Yong San Art Hall in Korea, the Weill hall, Alice Tully hall in NY, Akademiekonzert at Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, Holland and Australia. Ms. Ahn had several solo performances with Korean Broadcasting System Philharmonic Orchestra, Korean Symphony, Su won Philharmonic Orchestra, Kun-Po Prime Orchestra (The Art Center Orchestra Festival in 2006), and Juilliard Pre-college Orchestra, New York Youth Symphony. Also, She was the grand prize winner at the New York Youth Symphony Concerto Competition, and NFA Soloist Competition and many others. Currently, she is the principal flutist of the KBS Symphony Orchestra in Korea and a member of the Sejong woodwind Quintet, and has been selected as a Burkart Flute Artist since 2006. Ms. Ahn teaches at the Seoul National University, the Korea national University of Arts, Han Yang University and Yewon art School.