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Violinist June Chung began violin lessons at the age of 3 with her father and since then has performed in solo and chamber recitals across the U.S. and South Korea. Passionate about teaching, she has been a violin teacher at the Leonia Conservatory of Music since 2016 and is an orchestra sectional coach for three ensembles from the New England Conservatory Preparatory Program. She is also a teacher in Boston Hope Music, a program founded during the COVID-19 pandemic, which provides music lessons to healthcare workers at Massachusetts General Hospital

Equally enthusiastic about music administration and community engagement, she was a Nova Fellow at the New England Conservatory (NEC) in 2023. Where she served as executive director, producing the school’s first prom event in history. She is now an ambassador for her school’s Center for Cultural Equity and Belonging, where she plans community-wide events to promote wellness and connection. Her string quartets were also selected for the New England Conservatory Community Performances and Partnerships Ensemble Fellowships through which her groups curated interactive concerts for senior care homes in and around the Boston area. 

June was named the Student Speaker for NEC’s 2024 Commencement Ceremony and is a recipient of the 2024 Emerging Artist Award from the St. Botolph Club Foundation. She will be performing and presenting her projects at the annual SBCF Performance and Exhibit, “New Voices, New Visions“ in October. 

She recently graduated with honors from the New England Conservatory with her master’s and a concentration in Teaching Artistry and Music Education, studying with Paul Biss. She will return to NEC in Fall 2024 to pursue her graduate diploma with Paul Biss and Ayano Ninomiya.  

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