About Ms. Yuanju
Praised for her natural musical instincts and captivating energies, Yuanju has been active in premiering new works, playing in chamber groups, leasing orchestras, teaching violin and coaching ensembles.
Interested in performing music for all audiences, her performance highlights included fundraising “Concert for Ukraine” with the Chicago based Juliani Ensembe, chamber recitals at the University of Rochester Medical Centre, performing artist in the 2019 TEDxDePaul University, live radio concert in 2019 on Chicago’s classical radio “LIVE FROM WFMT” and solo performances at the 2021 Harvest Chicago Dance Festival. In addition, Yuanju is active in performing and premiering new contemporary. Since 2020, she has premiered three new works of chamber music and one for solo violin. As a recurring member of the 5th Wave collective in Chicago, she is also passionate about music by womxn composers.
Yuanju recently earned her Performance certificate and Master’s degree in Violin Performance with distinction from DePaul University under the tutelage of Janet Sung. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree from the Eastman School of Music, under the mentorships of Ayano Ninomiya and Robin Scott. Starting 2022 fall, Yuanju is living in Takoma Park while completing her Doctoral in Musical Arts’ degree.