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A native of Seoul, Korea, Ms. Choi came to the United States to pursue her studies in musicology and harp at Tufts University in Boston. She studied with legendary harpist and pedagogue Lucille Lawrence at Boston University and Tanglewood. Miss Lawrence described Hyunjung as “most remarkable person with such an intellectual approach to her music.”


Hyunjung Choi has an established reputation as an outstanding harpist in the southeastern New England region including Boston, Cape Cod, Hartford, Providence, and Newport. She holds the Principal harp position with the Rhode Island Philharmonic and keeps an active schedule with other regional groups such as the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, the Festival Ballet of Rhode Island, the Berkshire Choral Festival, Opera Boston and Cape Cod Opera.  Ms. Choi has been a featured performer at various music festivals including the Newport Music Festival. Ms. Choi has been a member of the applied music faculty at Brown University since 1994.


A versatile musician who is equally proficient in classical and in popular music genres, Ms. Choi has toured with Andrea Bocelli, and has performed with Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Olivia Newton-John, Art Garfunkel, The Irish Tenors, Josh Groban, and has played in several Broadway shows.