Violinist Ga Hyun Cho, came to international prominence upon winning First Prize and Audience Prize in the Max Rostal International Violin Competition. Ms. Cho previously won prizes in numerous other prestigious competitions, including the Washington International, Leopold Mozart, Young Concert Artists, and Città di Brescia. A native of Seoul, South Korea, Cho began playing the violin at age four, and made her debut with the Korean Symphony Orchestra just six years later. She has since built a successful career performing with prominent orchestras throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe, including the Munich Radio Orchestra and Brandenburgische Staatsorchester Frankfurt. Ms. Cho has also been invited to perform chamber music at venues such as Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall, and the Yellow Barn and Aurora Festivals. Cho received her Artist Diploma degree at the USC Thornton School of Music under the tutelage of Distinguished Professor Midori Goto.