Melbourne-based violinist Yebin Yoo is the youngest-ever winner of the Gisborne International Music Competition as well as the winner of the Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition, Australian National Youth Concerto Competition, National 3MBS ‘The Talent’ Competition, Preston Youth Concerto Competition and Hephzibah Menuhin Memorial Award. Yebin has swept six special awards with these wins, always taking home the Audience Choice Award and Best Interpretation Awards of Commissioned Works.
Yebin, who attended the Heifetz Institute in the of summer 2019 as a member of the Institute’s prestigious Ashkenasi/Kirshbaum Chamber Music Seminar, has appeared as a soloist with the Preston Symphony, Queensland Youth Symphony, Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Art of Sound Orchestra and South Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performing the violin concertos by Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Brahms, Beethoven and Aram Khachaturian. She made her recital debut in April 2017 to a full-house audience, which was broadcast on Australian 3MBS FM. In addition, Yebin was the inaugural ‘Young Performer of the Year’ for the ‘Music in the Round’ concert series at the Abbotsford Convent.
She was one of the active participants selected to study with Professor Miriam Fried at the Kronberg Academy Violin Masterclasses in Germany, and has also performed for Pinchas Zukerman.
Yebin Yoo currently studies under Prof. Miriam Fried at the New England Conservatory, where she was the only freshman to be chosen as Concertmaster.