Grace UnHae Kwon started to play the violin at the age of six and fell
in love with the instrument instantly. Ms. Kwon has performed
prestigious works in Jordan Hall, Dorothy Chandler, Waltz Disney Hall, Berklee Performance Center, Hynes Convention Center
among many other. In 2000 she grabbed First Prize in the South –Western
Music Festival in both chamber music and solo divisions, and also won
First Prize for the Korean Times Competition.
She has worked under the direction of many wonderful composers,
conductors, and teachers such as: Ekka Peka Solonen, Brad Keimach,
Ludovic Morlot, Ronald Leonard, Gustavo Dudamel, JoAnn Falletta, Burch
Hangen, Jack Wall, Alexander Treger, Alice Schoenfeld, Carol Ou. She has also
performed in master classes with Katie Lansdale, Joseph Silverstein, and Daniel
Ms. Kwon achieved her Bachelor’s degree at the New England Conservatory
under the instruction of James Buswell and Mary-Lou Churchill and received a Graduate Performance Degree from the Boston Conservatory with Lynn Chang and Rictor Noren.
As the concertmaster of the internationally recognized Video Game Orchestra in Boston, Ms Kwon has been featured as concertmaster with VGO on NECN morning new program, Boston radio stations, and has performed sold out concerts at Berklee Performance Center and the Hynes Convention Center.
Grace loves working with both contempory and classical artists. She has premiere over 70 works in the last two years and enjoys working with modern day composers.
Ms. Kwon performs on a 1760 Solomon.