Jeremy Jahng

Jeremy Jahng, the Absolute Winner of the World’s Best Musicians Competition in 2024 and the first prize winner of 2021 American Viola Society Festival Competition Junior Division is a 17-year old high school student in Great Neck, New York. At the age 10, he started his musical endeavors which included piano and viola. About 2 years later, he gained acceptance into the Juilliard Pre-college program and has been studying viola there since September 2019.

His most recent viola performance was J.S. Bach Brandenburg concerto duo with Grammy winner Richard O’Neill in 2022 in New York. In 2020, he was also invited as a soloist at a New York Classical Player orchestra concert. His other performances include solo performances at the Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in 2019. He has been a violist at the Julliard Pre-College String Ensemble and was the co-principal violist in 2019.

He was invited to the Morningside Music Bridge summer program in 2023 on a full scholarship. Aside from the American Viola Society honor, he received numerous awards in viola including the first prize at the RADDA Rise String Competition in 2023, the grand prize nominee/first prize at the New York Classical Music Competition in 2022, the grand prize at the New York Laureate International Music Competition in 2021, the first prize at the New York Virtuoso International Competition in 2021, the first prize at the National Artist Competition in 2019, the first prize at the New York International Music Competition in 2019, and the first prize at the Manhattan International Music Competition in 2019.

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