Born in South Korea, Hyun Joon Shin has performed in Hungary, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, and United States, on notable stages, including Stern Auditorium, Zankel Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, and Verizon Hall, Perelman Theater at Kimmel Center as a chamber musician and soloist. During his teenager, he often performed in Shenzhen, Dongguan, Guangzhou, and Weihai in China and moved to Budapest to study with Eszter Perenyi at Liszt Academy of Music.
He won the first prize at International Korean Music Academy and Seoul National music competition. He was a fellowship recipient of Texas Music Festival, Duxbury Music Festival, and Atlantic Music Festival. Mr. Shin has appeared as a violinist at the Stern Auditorium presented by New York Artist Management (NYAM), and as a concertmaster at Hub City Opera. He has also collaborated with Lambert Orkis, the main collaborative pianist of Ann-Sophie Mutter.
Mr. Shin was a scholarship recipient and earned his Bachelor of Music degree at Temple University under Richard Amoroso and Master of Music degree under Lucie Robert at Manhattan School of Music with Dean’s List honors. He previously served at Korean National Police Orchestra and currently completing his Artist Diploma under Todd Phillips on full scholarship at Rutgers University, where he was also a teaching assistant. He is a faculty at AACC Youth Orchestra, and Rutgers University.