is a flutist and an eclectic artist, interested in various forms of visual arts and interactive media.
Born in Seoul, South Korea, she has performed and won numerous competitions and scholarships in Korea, Canada, Russia, and the U.S.A., including the scholarship given to an admitted student with the highest audition score from Sunhwa Arts Middle School. While residing in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, she has won first prizes in Kwanis Music Festival, Richmond Music Festival, Performing Arts BC Provincial Festival, and Vancouver Academy of Music Scholarship Competition. She was also featured as a concerto soloist with Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra and Pacific Symphony Wind Ensemble. In Vancouver, Yoobin studied with Brenda Fedoruk and Christie Reside. Also, she has played in masterclasses with Robert Langevin, Jeffrey Khaner, Keith Underwood, Robert Dick, Gary Schocker, Mimi Stillman, Joshua Smith, and Lorna McGhee.
While residing in New York City, Yoobin was the flutist and production assistant of The Nouveau Classical Project
, an ensemble that re-imagines the classical music concert by connecting classical music with fashion through interdisciplinary projects. Her most recent performance highlight includes playing at Tanya Taylor’s Fashion Presentation at the Museum of Modern Art.
Recently, Yoobin Whang graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Music degree under the guidance of Brad Garner and a Business of Entertainment, Media, and Technology Minor. She was given the ‘The Most Outstanding Achievement and Citizenship Award’ from the undergraduate woodwinds program and ‘Founders Day Award’ for her high scholastic achievement.
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