Ha Young Jung

Principal Bass The Lawrence J. Tamburri Chair
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Double-bassist Ha Young Jung captivates audiences with her dynamic and engaging performances. Jung holds The Lawrence J. Tamburri Chair as Principal Double Bass at New Jersey Symphony. A graduate of the Royal College of Music (BM), The Juilliard School (MM), Yale University (AD) and Boston University (DMA, 2023), Jung regularly appears with the New York Philharmonic along with other distinguished ensembles including Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, Riverside Symphony and The Knights, collaborating with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Yuja Wang. Jung’s affiliations include Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect, New York Philharmonic as a Teaching Artist, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Riverside Symphony as Guest Principal Bass.

National and international competitions place Jung among the greatest double bassists. Jung's successes include first prize for the Koussevitzky Young Artist Award (New York, 2013), a silver medal at the Serge Koussevitzky International Double Bass Competition (St. Petersburg, 2007), first prize at the International Society of Bassists’ Competition (USA, 2007), the Grand-Prix of International String Competition (Moscow, 2006) and Musician of the Year of the Solti Foundation (Belgium, 2006).

Jung’s performances have been broadcasted live across the continent in stations such as WQXR of New York, BBC Radio 3 of United Kingdom, National Radio Station of Israel “Kol Hamusica” and Kultura Channel of Russia.

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