Hasun Yoo

2014 Artist of the Year: Instrumental Music

Hasun Yoo was voted one of the top 10 Artists of the Year in Instrumental Music in 2014, awarded by the Orange County Register. At the time, she was a senior at Crean Lutheran High School. She is an extremely talented violinist.

To the OC Register, Hasun stated:

“I love the Vieuxtemps concertos. They have strong, warm and passionate tones, and I think they match my playing style on the violin.”

She selected this as her favorite quote.

“More important than her technical ability is her deep devotion to bringing the music off the page and into the hearts and minds of her audience.” – Paul von Kampen

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Hasun Yoo performs for the OC artist of the year.


  • Musical Art Competition of Orange County, 1st Place, Grand Scholarship Winner, 2014
  • Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra, Concertmaster 2012-2013
  • Crean Lutheran High School Orchestra, Concertmaster, 2011-2014
  • Featured Soloist with the SYMF Festival Orchestra, 2012
  • 50th Southwestern Youth Music Festival, First Place Young Artist, 2012
  • Irvine Youth Music Festival, Grand Prize Scholarship winner, Irvine, 2012
  • Performed at the Irvine City Hall meeting for the Mayor, 2012
  • Performed at the Irvine Korean Cultural Festival, Irvine, 2012
  • Orange County Korean Cultural Contest 1st, 2011
  • International New Praise Academic Support Society Grand Prize winner
  • Grand Prize Scholarship Winner in Washington D.C. John F. Kennedy, 2011