A native of Portland Oregon, violinist Jonathan Hwang joined Symphoria in 2015. In addition, he joined the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra in 2017. As a soloist, Jonathan has performed with the Portland (OR) Festival Symphony and the Metropolitan Youth Symphony. The Oregonian Newspaper has described Jonathan as “Charming and poised, he had a commanding presence, intense focus and a bow arm that lent loads of nuance.”
Jonathan holds a Bachelors of Music degree from the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music; where he studied with Robin Scott, Oleh Krysa, and Lynn Blakeslee. He has been invited to participate in a number of prestigious music festivals including the Aspen Music Festival, the Round Top Music Festival, the National Repertory Orchestra and the Brevard Music Festival.