Eunmin Woo, a student of Dr. Maria Sampen, is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in violin performance at the University of Puget Sound. She attended Interlochen Arts Academy from 2010-2012 as a music major and the Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music summer string program, where she studied with Erin Aldridge.
In addition to her classes and solo work, Woo has served as concertmaster of the Puget Sound Symphony since 2016. She has won first place in competitions in Philadelphia and Washington State (including the All-State orchestra and the regionals Solo and Ensemble competition) and has played for numerous masterclasses including classes with Brian Lewis, Paul Kantor and Bill Preucil. Woo has also studied with the former concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony, Maria Larionoff, the former concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, Glenn Dicterow, and members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
She maintains a studio of private violin students in Olympia and has coached the Tacoma Youth Association Orchestra first violin section. In 2017, Woo was awarded the Ed Seferian endowed scholarship by the University of Puget Sound music faculty and will be spending the summer at the Aspen music festival.