Violin NACO Mentorship 2023

Sienna MinKyong Cho

Last updated: April 20, 2023

Canadian-Korean violinist Sienna (MinKyong) Cho is a recent graduate of McGill University (Grad Dip. and B.Mus), under the tutelage of Andrew Wan and Jinjoo Cho, and a full-scholarship scholar at Rice University (M.Mus), working with Cho-Liang Lin. As an active orchestral player, Sienna is featured most frequently with Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. In 2019, she was the recipient of the Salsinger Tani Gold Medal at the time of her graduation and prize winner of the Peter Mendell Award Competition. She has appeared in world class academy festivals such as Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, National Academy Orchestra, Kneisel Hall, Colorado College Music Festival, New York String Orchestra Seminar, Toronto Summer Music, Zodiac Music Festival, Orford Musique, and Domaine Forget.

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NAC Orchestra Mentorship Program

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