JungAhn Shin

JungAhn Shin, born August 23, 1999, in Busan, South Korea, discovered her passion for the viola at a very young age. Her musical journey began at the Korea National Institute for the Gifted in Arts, where she honed her talent and ignited her love for music. At age 15, Ms. Shin relocated to Berlin, Germany, where she pursued her musical education under the mentorship of Tabea Zimmermann at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin, starting as a pre-college student. She then continued her bachelor’s degree with Ms. Zimmermann and is now pursuing further studies at UDK Berlin with Hartmut Rohde, expanding her musical horizons. 

Ms. Shin’s performances have captivated audiences at prestigious festivals such as Kronberg Academy’s Chamber Music Connects the World, IMS Prussia Cove, and Grachten Festival, collaborating with esteemed musicians such as Steven Isserlis, Nobuko Imai, Christian Tetzlaff, and Renaud Capuçon, among others. 

Now a regular substitute at the Berliner Philharmoniker, Ms. Shin draws inspiration from artists such as Ms. Zimmermann, Ms. Imai, Lars Anders Tomter, Yura Lee, among others. 

Ms. Shin’s dedication to the viola resonates deeply with audiences worldwide. Her journey is a testament to the transformative power of music, uniting people across the cultures and continents.