Violinist Jae-In Shin has distinguished herself as one of the most promising artists, performing extensively throughout Europe, North America and Asia since her concerto debut at the age of 10. She has made further solo appearances with the Seoul Symphony, Port Angeles Symphony, UW Symphony, Daejeon Philharmonic, Gloria Chamber Ensemble, and Washington Idaho Symphony and often performed live on national television and radio such as on KBS and King FM Radio.
Since the age of 4 she studied music at the Preparatory School of Korean National University of Arts, Yewon School, and Seoul Arts High School and received her bachelor’s degree in music at Yonsei University in Korea, Master’s degree at Yale University on full scholarship, and Doctoral degree at University of Washington. She studied with Dong-Suk Kang, Hyo Kang and, Ronald Patterson and appeared at the master classes by Gil Shaham, Nam-Yoon kim, Kurt Sassmannshaus, and Paul Kantor .
Throughout the world, Jae-In has won numerous competitions, including the Korea-Germany Music Competition, the Baroque String Competition, LMC Solo Competition, the Carmel Instrumental Competition, CBS Music Competition, American Protégé International Competition and has been a two-time winner of the Korean Music Society Competition. As an active soloist and chamber musician Shin has concertized at Carnegie Hall-New York, New Haven, Pullman, San Francisco and Seattle,USA; in Seoul, Dajeon, Busan and Jeju, Korea; in Courchevel,France; in Gorizia, Italia; in Pamplona, Spain; as well as in Hong Kong and Beijing, China.
Shin served a concertmaster in many orchestras throughout the country and taught string players at Yale University, Bellevue High School and the Gloria Chamber Music Academy. A founding member of Bozarth Trio, Jae-In is also a part of Parnassus Project and the Methow Valley Chamber Music Festival and has been involved in various musical projects beyond the classical world. Shin is now a concertmaster of Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra and lives in Seattle with her husband and son.