Shin-Jung Nam

Shin-Jung Nam is an active cellist and music educator in British Columbia. Originally from Korea, she is currently based in Vancouver, and regularly performs with groups such as the the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra, The Vancouver Island Symphony, the Kamloops Symphony, The Okanagan Symphony, the Chilliwack Symphony and The Plastic Acid Orchestra. She performs with many chamber ensembles as well, including her own group, The Point Grey String Quartet, and the symphonic-rock band, Opus Arise.
Shin-Jung began playing the cello when she was eight years old. She graduated with her Masters in performance from UBC in 2009, and prior to that, completed her Bachelor degree at Brandon University. Her teachers have included Mark Rudolf, Eric Wilson, Ken Friedman and Ariel Barnes.
Aside from playing the modern cello, Shin-Jung is also passionate about Early Music and performs on the Baroque Cello as well. In recent years, she has studied baroque performance with Marc Destrubé, Rainer Zipperling, Christina Mahler, Alex Weinmann and Chloe Meyers, and has had the opportunity to perform with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra and the Early Music Vancouver Festival Orchestra. Shin-Jung has also attended the 2014 Early Music Vancouver Summer Program and the 2016 Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute.ShinJungs Profile photo 1