violist from Seoul, South Korea, whose father and
sister were both cellists, he with the Korean Broadcasting System Symphony
Orchestra and she with the Bochum Symphony Orchestra.
with the Lake Placid Symphonietta at seven years
of age. She attended the
Conservatoire Superieur de Paris, the Curtis
Institute of Music, and the New England Conservatory. She is also an alumna of the New
York String Orchestra Seminar.
Her teachers included Marylou Speaker Churchill, Victor Danchenko, Joseph DePasquale,
Kim Kashkashian, Joseph Silverstein, and Donald Weilerstein.
Curtis, she performed several recitals, including Ludwig van
Beethoven’s “Trio in E flat, Op. 3” and “Trio in G,
Op. 9, No. 1” Ernst von Dohnanyi’s
“Serenade in C minor, Op. 10”, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s
“Quintet in G minor, K. 516”, Maurice Ravel’s
“Introduction and Allegro”, and Arnold Schoenberg’s
She has also
been active in the Marlboro Music Festival, where she has performed
Beethoven’s “Quintet in C minor, Op. 104”, Aaron
Copland’s Appalachian Spring,
Felix Mendelssohn’s “Piano Quartet in B minor, Op. 3”,
Franz Schubert’s “Piano Quintet in A, Op. 114, D. 667”
(“The Trout”) and “Octet in F major, Op. 166, D.
803”, and Clara Schumann’s “Piano Trio in G minor, Op.
In her first
year at the New England Conservatory, her teacher, the late Marylou Speaker
Churchill, encouraged her to audition for an opening in the Boston Symphony
Orchestra. Much to her own
astonishment, she won the audition, beating out over two hundred other
applicants. She became the
youngest member of the 2006-2007 edition of the BSO.
with whom she has worked include Andover Chamber Music, the Australian
Chamber Orchestra, the Baden-Baden Philharmonie, the
Boston Artists Ensemble, the Boston Trio, Classical Tangent, the Guarneri
String Quartet, the Inside Out Chamber Orchestra, the Jupiter Symphony
Chamber Players, the KBS Symphony Orchestra, and the Ludovico
2006, the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players performed at Good Shepherd
Church in a program
that comprised Beethoven’s “Piano Quartet No. 2, WoO 36”, Friedrich Kuhlau’s
“Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano”, Mendelssohn’s “Violin
Concerto”, and Joachim Raff’s “Octet in C, Op. 176”.
company on 17th October 2007 when Julianne, cellist Margo Tatgenhorst Drakos and violinist
Soovin Kim delivered the world premiere of R.
Murray Shafer’s “String Trio”, which was sandwiched
between Beethoven’s “Serenade for String Trio, Op. 8” and
Mozart’s “Divertimento in E flat major, K. 563” at the
Tucson Convention Center.
In 2008, she
completed her Master’s of Music degree at the New England
Conservatory of Music.
Julianne was a
guest soloist with the Ludovico Ensemble when they
performed Harrison Birtwistle’s “Nenia: The
Death of Orpheus”, Jonathan Harvey’s “Cantata X”,
and Andy Vores’s “Dark Mother”
at the Boston Conservatory on 23rd November 2008.
2009, she participated in the Salt Bay Chamberfest
with a recital at Darrows Barn on Damariscotta
Farm that consisted of Beethoven’s “Sonata for Violin and Piano
No. 5 in F major, Op. 24” (“Spring”), Cesar Franck’s
“Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor”, and Arthur Honegger’s
“Sonatina for Violin and Cello”.
Trio entertained at the New England Conservatory on 1st November
2010 in a recital of Beethoven’s “Trio for Piano and Strings
No. 2 in G major, Op. 1”, Johannes Brahms’ “Sextet for
Strings No. 2 in G major, Op. 36”, and Gunther
Schuller’s “Quartet for Four Double
March 2011, the Boston Arts Ensemble performed at Peabody
in Salem, Massachusetts. Their exhibit, as it were, included
Beethoven’s “Serenade for String Trio in D, Op. 9”, Luigi
Boccherini’s “Quintet No. 5 in E minor, Op. 15”, Schubert’s
“String Quartet in B flat, D. 112”, and Judith Weir’s “String
Quartet”. They reprised
the program on 6th March at Trinity
Church in Newton, Massachusetts.
In the field
of music education, Julianne has been a member of the faculty at the Berklee School of Music since the autumn of 2011.