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Yebin Yoo

Nationality: South Korea

Age: 23

Stage: Final


STAGE ONE - SELECTION: Ysaye, Poeme Elegiaque; Beethoven, Violin Sonata Op.12, No.1, I mov

SEMIFINAL: J.S. Bach, Violin Sonata No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005, Adagio, Largo

FINAL: N. Paganini, Caprice No. 17

Violinist Yebin Yoo is gaining a reputation as a highly-sought after soloist and chamber musician in Asia, Australia, and the United States. Her first international recognition came at the age of 16, becoming the youngest-ever winner of the Gisborne International Music Competition, which was further endorsed by her sweep of all major national competitions in Australia by the age of 18. She was the winner of the Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition, National Youth Concerto Competition, 3MBS ‘The Talent’ Competition, Preston Youth Concerto Competition, among many others. Yebin has appeared internationally as a soloist with Korean Symphony S.O.N.G., South Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Preston Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Youth Symphony, Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Townsville Festival Orchestra, and Brighton Symphony Orchestra and has concertized in venues such as Japan’s Oji Hall, South Korea’s Lotte Concert Hall, Jordan Hall, Carnegie Stern Auditorium, Melbourne Recital Centre, and Ravinia Festival’s Bennett Gordon Hall. An avid chamber musician, she has collaborated with Midori Goto, Kim Kashkashian, Borromeo Quartet, Far Cry Ensemble, Max Levinson, Kim Kashkashian, Ayano Ninomiya, Timothy Eddy, Peter Stumpf, Alessio Bax, Colin Carr, Michael Kannen, and Frans Helmerson, and has been invited to the Ravinia Steans Music Institute, ICEP Japan Tour with Midori Goto, Heifetz on Tour, Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival, Kronberg Academy Masterclasses and Concerts, and the Ashkenasi/Kirshbaum Chamber Music Seminar. Yebin is also a fanatic of Ysaye’s music, giving a recital of the complete set of Solo Violin Sonatas in 2021. Yebin currently studies under Miriam Fried at the New England Conservatory, where she holds a Bachelor of Music and is pursuing her Master of Music.

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