Janny Joo, Principal 2nd Violin
Violinist Janny Joo is a multifaceted musician who is equally at home in chamber, orchestra, and solo recital settings. She is the founding member of the Meadowlark Piano Trio, and enjoys performing works from the established repertoire as well as championing works from contemporary composers with the trio.
An active chamber musician, Janny has performed with such artists as Bayla Keyes, Cho-Liang Lin, Hsin-Yun Huang, Desmond Hoebig, Allison Eldredge, William Fitzpatrick, and Norman Fischer.
She has served as the concertmaster of numerous orchestras, and is currently the Concertmaster of Symphony Nova and Associate Concertmaster of the Phoenix Orchestra. She also plays professionally with Boston Ballet and Boston Philharmonic.
Janny is passionate about teaching and coaching the next generation of musicians, and teaches violin as well as theory and pedagogy classes at the Boston University where she is currently pursuing her Doctorate degree in Violin Performance. She received her M.M degree from Shepherd school of music at Rice University and her B.A degree with minors in Math and History from University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Her primary teachers include Bayla Keyes, Cho-Liang Lin, HyeYoung Julie Yoon of the Chiara String Quartet, and Hal Grossman.
In her free time, she enjoys ballroom dancing, horseback riding, traveling, and photography.