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"... Roh completely conquered this querulous violin line. She brought out all the lyricism Janáček has to offer and found rhythmic pattern in his fragmentary outbursts. ... Roh proceeded past it with aplomb." 

- David Bratman, San Fransisco Classical Voice (SFCV)

Yeri Roh, native of Seoul, South Korea, is a recipient of prizes from Padova International Music Competition for Soloists and Orchestra (1st Prize), Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition (Winner), Lancaster Chamber Music Competition (2nd Prize, Ciel Piano Quintet), Eduard Grach International Violin Competition (5th Prize), France Music Competition (1st Prize), LMDC Instrument Lending Competition (2nd Prize), and Busan Maru International Music Festival Concerto Competition (3rd Prize).

Yeri started her professional music training when she was 8, and debuted at the age of 12 performing a duo with Oliver Kern, German pianist as well as a professor at Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main, in South Korea, as part of the opening concert of Asiago Art Hall. During her studies at Juilliard, Yeri was selected to join the Juilliard Orchestra & Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra Tour with Esa- Pekka Salonen and performed in Helsinki Music Centre in Finland, Berwaldhallen in Stockholm, Sweden, and Alice Tully Hall in New York. She was invited twice to participate in Leonidas Kavakos International Violin Masterclass in Athens, Greece, and also appeared as soloist in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall. Along with them, she played with Sejong Soloists in numerous major halls in South Korea including Seoul Arts Center in Seoul, as well as in Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall. As both avid chamber musician and orchestra player, Yeri has been a member of Versoi Ensemble, which is consisted of Juilliard students from the Sibelius Academy Tour, and appeared in Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, David Geffen Hall, and Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara. 

Her festival highlights include appearances at Academia Internacional de Musica de Solsona (Spain), Heifetz International Music Institute, Singapore Violin Festival, Music Academy of the West, and Music@Menlo’s International Program. She has shared stage with many well-known musicians including Mark Kaplan, Robert Vernon, Ralph Kirshbaum, and has played for Gilbert Kalish, Leonidas Kavakos, Rachel Podger, Paul Kantor, Pamela Frank, Glenn Dicterow, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Frank Huang, Martin Beaver, Kathleen Winkler, and Victor Danchenko. Her debut stage at Music@Menlo in 2021, especialy, was well received by the American music review site, San Fransisco Classical Voice. Along with this, she also collaborated with Arnaud Sussmann, Wu Han, Matthew Lipman, and other major players from New York's leading performing group, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and her live performances with them was officially released as an album titled Music@Menlo LIVE 2021, Gather! 

Her notable solo performances were with Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble, Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra, and Orchestra da Camera Citta di Camera. As an avid chamber musician, she recently co-formed Ciel Ensemble with her closest friends based in South Korea, and have given numerous recitals in various venues, including the Lotte Concert Hall and Seoul Arts Center. In summer 2022, Ciel Emsemble is scheduled to perform in The House Concert's July Festival, Youngsan Art Hall, Ilshin Hall, and Seoul Arts Center.

Yeri graduated from the prestigious Yewon School and Seoul Arts High School in South Korea, and moved to the U.S. to continue her musical studies at The Juilliard School in New York, where she obtained both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Her principal teachers include Hyo Kang, Adele Anthony, and Sylvia Rosenberg. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Stony Brook University, mentored by Hagai Shaham, Philip Setzer, Jennifer Frautschi, Arnaud Sussmann, and Emerson String Quartet. During her studies at Stony Brook, she was on a string quartet-in-residence at SUNY Rockefeller Institute of Government, teaching and mentoring young students to college students. 

바이올리니스트 노예리는 예원학교와 서울예술고등학교를 졸업 후 미국 Juilliard School에서 장학생으로 강효, Adele Anthony, Sylvia Rosenberg를 사사하며 학사 (Bachelor of Music)와 석사(Master of Music) 학위를 취득하였으며, 현재 미국 Stony Brook University에서 Hagai Shaham, Philip Setzer, Jennifer Frautschi, Arnaud Sussmann과 세계적인 현악 사중주인 Emerson String Quartet의 지도 하에 박사 과정에 재학 중이다.

 

예원학교 재학 시 Asiago Art Hall 개관 기념 연주회에서 독일의 피아니스트이자 프랑크푸르트 국립음대 교수인 Oliver Kern과 함께 듀오 연주로 활동을 시작하였으며, 음악저널 콩쿨, 스트라드 콩쿨, 한독 브람스협회 콩쿨 입상, 이탈리아 Padova International Music Competition for Soloists and Orchestra 1위, Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition 우승, 미국 Lancaster International Chamber Music Competition 2위, 러시아 Eduard Grach International Violin Competition 5위, France Music Competition 1위, 부산마루국제음악제 Concerto Competition 3위 등에 입상하며 실력을 입증하였다. 


유학 시절 뉴욕 Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall, Merkin Concert Hall 등에서 활발히 연주활동을 펼쳤으며, 세종솔로이스츠와 함께 Carnegie Hall, 서울 예술의 전당 콘서트홀, 인천, 포항, 화성, 세종시에서 연주하였다. 또한 Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra, 이스라엘 Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble, 이탈리아 Orchestra da Camera Citta di Padova와 함께 솔로이스트로서 협연 무대에 오르기도 했던 그녀는 그리스 아테네에서 열린 Leonidas Kavakos International Violin Masterclass에 두 차례 초청되어 연주하였고, 그 이외에도 Rachel Podger, Pamela Frank, Frank Huang, Victor Danchenko, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Paul Kantor, Eugene Drucker, Martin Beaver, Glenn Dicterow, Gilbert Kalish 등의 세계적인 뮤지션들의 지도를 받으며 음악적 소양을 다졌다. 줄리어드 재학 중 세계적인 지휘자 Esa-Pekka Salonen이 이끄는 Juilliard Orchestra & Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra Concert의 일원으로 선발되어 헬싱키, 스톡홀름, 뉴욕의 저명한 홀에서 연주하였고, 당시 북유럽 투어에 선발되었던 줄리어드 학생들로 구성된 Versoi Ensemble의 멤버로도 연주하며 세계 최고의 현악 잡지인 스트라드 (Strad)지의 큰 호평을 받았다. 


고등학교 시절부터 유학 기간동안 스페인 Academia Interncional de Musica de Solsona, Singapore Violin Festival, 미국 Heifetz International Music Institute, Music Academy of the West, Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival's International Program 등 다수의 유명 음악 페스티벌에 초청되어 솔로, 실내악, 오케스트라 활동을 병행하며 음악적 지경을 넓혔다. 특별히 2021년 Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival에서의 데뷔 무대는 미국의 음악 리뷰 사이트 San Fransisco Classical Voice의 호평을 받았고, 뉴욕의 대표적인 연주 단체 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center의 주요 연주자들인 Arnaud Sussmann, Wu Han, Matthew Lipman 등과 함께 연주하였으며, 실황 연주들이 Music@Menlo LIVE 2021, Gather! 라는 제목의 음반과 음원으로 정식 발매되었다. 


Stony Brook University에서의 박사 과정 중에는 SUNY Rockerfeller Institute of Government의 String Quartet-in-Residence로 활동하며 다양한 학생들의 실내악 코치로 교육활동과 퀄텟 연주를 병행하며 큰 호응을 얻었다.


국내에서는 손인경, 김홍준, 김강훈, 양성식, 양고운을 사사했으며, 최근 Ciel Ensemble을 결성해 예술의전당 여름음악축제, 더하우스콘서트 줄라이 페스티벌, 서초금요음악회, 일신홀, 영산아트홀, 예술의 전당 인춘아트홀, 롯데콘서트홀 Music Keeps Going 시리즈 Vol.6, 서초실내악축제, 최양업홀 정오음악회 등에서 연주하며 활발한 실내악 활동을 펼쳤다.