Carol Hur

Violin Teacher at Ava Music

 

Violinist Carol Eunkyung Hur, started playing the violin from the age of four in Korea. She started to appear at various competitions at a very young age. She started winning awards from prestigious Hong Nan-Pa Competition at the age of seven. Also, she won second prize in Kyung-gi Provincial Music Competition - String division when she was 11 years old. After she moved to Canada, she received the Silver Medal from Royal Conservatory of Music and performed in RCM Alumni concert in 2008. Carol is also a recipient of Mildred Johnson Scholarship when entering into University of British Columbia. She was the member of 2009 National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC), BC Honour Orchestra in 2002 and 2003, and Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra in 2005~2006 season.
While she attended UBC, she had the privilege of participating in master classes with James Ehnes and Jonathan Crow. Carol served as the concertmaster for the UBC Symphony Orchestra and UBC Opera Ensemble production of Verdi’s Falstaff in March 2008, orchestra’s 2011-2012 concert season and Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific in 2010. In June 2012, Carol participated in a string quartet seminar with full scholarship held at Stanford University under the instruction of St. Lawrence String Quartet and Gryphon Trio. Carol is currently a member of Tall Tree Strings and Point Grey String Quartet and is also playing in Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra, Kamloops Symphony Orchestra, and Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. She holds a Master’s degree in Violin Performance under the instruction of Nancy DiNovo and Ken Friedman from University of British Columbia.