SongHa Choi

Born in Bielefeld, Germany, in 2000, South Korean violinist SongHa Choi was the Winner of the Senior Second prize and the Senior Audience prize in the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition in London in 2016. She has won a number of additional national and international competitions, including the 1st prizes at the 2015 Jeunesses Musicales International Violin competition, Hangukilbo competition, Eumyeon Music competition and Buam Music competition, and was a semi finalist at the 2018 Premio Paganini international Violin competition.

After finishing her studies at the Korea National Institute for the Gifted in Arts and the pre-college course of Korea National University of Arts in Seoul, she is currently studying at the Yehudi Menuhin School with Professor Lutsia lbragimova.

She has given solo performances at the Gower Festival, Bilkent Violin Festival, Varna Music Festival, Gstaad Menuhin Festival, 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, and the US Embassy in Berlin.  She was an active participant in the 2017 Kronberg Academy Violin Festival, 2017 Gstaad String Academy and 2018 Verbier Festival Academy.

SongHa has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras, including Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra, Yongin Philharmonie Orchestra, Thames Philharmonia, RAM Symphony Orchestra and Sinfonia of Cambridge.

Future concert engagements for later this year include solo performances with Lithuanian National Symphonic Orchestra and the Barnet Symphony Orchestra. She has also given solo recitals in South Korea, England, Bulgaria, Romania, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium and Turkey, and performed at prestigious concert venues such as the Southbank Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall in London and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.