Present and Past
Julie Ahn (violin)
Violinist Julie Ahn began her musical studies in Los Angeles at the age of 5. Within two years, she was awarded the top prizes in the Korea Times Competition and Southwestern Young Musicians Festival, and her solo and chamber performances were selected to be broadcasted live on Los Angeles television and radio stations. Her achievements also include winning the young artist and senior division of the Baltimore Music Club Competition, and the Liszt-Garrison Competition for Collaborative Artists.
As the recipient of various scholarships and grants, Ms.Ahn participated in music festivals, including the Encore School for Strings, Heifetz International Music Institute, Keshet Eilon (Israel), Euro Arts (Germany), studying with Felix Andrievsky and Yuri Mazurkevich. She was also invited to perform abroad in Asia and in venues such as the Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, and Library of Congress in the US.
Ms. Ahn received her Bachelors, Masters and Graduate Performance Diploma at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, under the tutelage of Victor Danchenko. Her other principle teachers have included Alexander Treger, Michelle Kim, and worked with world-renowned artists such as Ruggiero Ricci, Boris Garlitsky, Christian Tetzlaff, and Pamela Frank. Ms. Ahn is Adjunct Instructor of Music at Howard County Community College and an active performer in the Baltimore/Washington area.