"...her album 'Passion' impresses the audiences with stringent artistic attitude and creative technical innovation"
-New York Lounge
Chinese violinist Yue Sun has been hailed by Jiangnan City Daily for playing “fabulously and splendidly,” and by the Nanchang Daily for her ability to “fuse her passionate performance with unparalleled musical charm.” Ms. Sun was applauded as “the most shining rising star” by Modern Women in China, and “New York Lounge” of SinoVision has interviewed her and praised her for her “stringent artistic attitude and creative technical innovation.”
Ms. Sun has performed recitals and concerts throughout America, Europe, and Asia at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Konzerthaus Berlin, the Sanders Theater at Harvard and Shanghai Concert Hall. She was selected as the concertmaster and associate concertmaster for the Latin GRAMMY® Award Orchestra of the Americas and the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival Orchestra. Christoph Eschenbach praised her as “a rare talent of roaring flame and infectious passion.”
In January 2017, her DVD album “Passion” for 8 premiers of Chinese solo violin works was released by Shanghai Audio and Video Publishing House. Shortly after, the album was published by Shanghai Music House with the sheet music, and the CD version of her album was distributed globally in the United States by Skillman Music in January 2018.
Ms. Sun graduated from Stony Brook University with a Doctorate of Music Arts, and earned her Master of Music from The Juilliard School, where she studied with Ida Kavafian on full scholarship. Ms. Sun is a member of DEKA String Quartet. With the quartet, she has been closely mentored by the Emerson String Quartet and David Finckel for the past half decade. Since the fall of 2019, her quartet has serve as Artists-in-Residence through the SUNY Rockefeller Institute of Government.
Ms. Sun played with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra from 2019 to 2022, immediately after, she was appointed as tenure-tracked assistant professor in upper strings of University of Alaska Fairbanks and director of the Northern Light String Orchestra. In her spare time, she loves to cook and compose.
WATCH & LISTEN
Ravel String Quartet(excerpts)
Bowdoin International Music Festival, July 2019
Sing Along with the Hand Drum
"Passion", January 2018
Yue Sun-Again, We Hug
PlayOn of Colorado Symphony Orchestra, April 2020
Kiki's Delivery Service
Virtual Project with student at home, June 2020
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