Violinist Donghwan Yoon is named the prizewinner of the “Emerging Artists Award” by the Korea Music Journal, and he was selected as an artist for the ‘Samsung Rising Star’ Series in 2016. As a soloist, he performed in Florence (Italy), Apeldoorn (Netherlands), Bonn, Cologne (Germany), and at the “Klassik Fest 2009” in Switzerland, and in 2011, he was invited to perform at the Klassik Fest and the Zurich Arts Festival. The following year in 2012, he was chosen as the featured artist for the “Surprise Concert” at the Zurich Tonhalle, and that performance was recorded live.
Donghwan Yoon settled in Seoul, Korea, and launched his career there with his highly praised recital at the Seoul Arts Center in February 2015. He performs actively as a member of the Korean Chamber Orchestra and guest concertmaster of the Pohang Symphony Orchestra and Chungnam Symphony Orchestra, as well as a member of the ZHdK Strings.
He has performed such renowned musicians as Shlomo Mintz, Sarah Chang, Arto Noras, Ilya Gringolts, Rudolf Koelman, Elina Vähälä.
Currently He is teaching at Yonsei University in Korea.
Donghwan Yoon performs on a 1712 Carlo Giuseppe Testore violin of Milano.