Jaewon Wee

22 years old, South Korea, Seul
At the age of 11, Jaewon Wee made her solo recital debut with the lncheon Philharmonic Orchestra at the Kumho Arts Center. As a graduate of the Juilliard Master of Music Program under the direction of Ronald Copes, Jaewon continues her studies at the New England Conservatory (USA), studying under
Donald Weilerstein. She received her bachelor's degree from Korea National University of the Arts where she studied with Nam Yun Kim, Koichiro Harada and Takashi Shimizu, and after successfully graduating from university, she received the President's award and the highest award for performing.
As the winner of the Juilliard School Violin Concerto Competition, Jaewon made her New York debut in 2019 at the Alice Tully Hall of Lincoln Center, performing S. Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2. In 2021, she was invited as a soloist to the Palermo Classica Festival and the iPalpiti International Music Festival.

The VII P.I. Tchaikovsky International Youth Competition (Ill prize, 2012); the Kloster Schbnthal International Violin Competition (II prize and special prize "Baroque", 2013); the Menuhin International Violin Competition (V prize, 2014); the Competition within the framework of the Great Mountain International Music Festival (winner, 2014); the Ishikawa Academy of Music (I prize, 2015); the Fritz Kreisler International Violin Competition (special prize, 2018); the KEPCO Korean Radio Music Competition (Grand Prix, 2018); the Music Europe magazine debut competition (Grand Prix, 2019); the Juilliard Concert Competition (winner, 2019); the George Enescu International Competition (II prize, 2021) and many others.

Jaewon Wee has performed as a soloist with world-renowned orchestras, including the New Russia State Symphony Orchestra, the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, the Palermo Festival Symphony Orchestra, the Korean Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra, the Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sonnam Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra, Juilliard Orchestra, New World Philharmonic Orchestra and many others.


  • J.S. Bach. Preludio from Partita for solo violin №3 in E major BWV 1006
  • N. Paganini. Caprice No. 7 op. 1
  • W.-A. Mozart. Concerto No. 4 forviolin and orchestra in D major KV 218, Part I (Cadenza by Jaewon Wee)

  • L. van Beethoven. Sonata No. 3 for violin and piano in E-flat major op. 12
  • H.W. Ernst. Variations on "The Last Rose of Summer" for violin solo (Etude No. 6)
  • I. Stravinsky. Divertimento for violin and piano (from Le Baiser de la fee)

  • P.I. Tchaikovsky. Violin Concerto in D major, op. 35