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    2024/MAR/08 · 09:00 PM
    Schloss Elmau - Elmau, Germany

  • Eric Seohyun Moon

    Eric Seohyun Moon
    ©Shin-joong Kim

    Bio

    Year of birth:
    1997

    Place of birth:
    Seoul, Korea

    Studies:

    • Viola (BA) –Seoul: National University –
      Yoonji Kang- (2016-2017)
    • Viola (BA) – Berlin: Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” – Simone von Rahden (2019-2022)
    • Viola (BA) – Berlin: Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“, Tabea Zimmermann (2022-2023)
    • Viola (BA) – Frankfurt: Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Tabea Zimmermann (since 2023)

    Current job:
    Karajan-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker

    Website:
    www.ericsoonmoon.com

    Contact:

    Biography:

    Eric Seohyun Moon is a Violist from South Korea. He has graduated ‘Seoul Arts High School’ and attended to ‘Seoul National University’. Before his move to Frankfurt, Eric was also a student in Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin with Prof. Tabea Zimmermann and Simone von Rahden (Jandl).

    Mr. Moon was awarded in numerous major competitions in Korea; 1st prizes of Dong-a Music Competition, Music Association of Korea, CBS Music Competition (Grand Prix), Strad Music Competition etc. He was also awarded 1st prize at the 24th “Gaetano Zinetti” International Competition in Italy and was a finalist of the 74th Prague Spring International Music Competition and won the Czech Music Fund Foundation Prize. He participated to the ‘Verbier Festival Academy’ and took masterclasses from Antoine Tamestit, Lawrence Power, Lars Anders Tomter, Gábor Takács-Nagy, Pamela Frank etc. As a solo player, he has played with the Korean National Symphony Orchestra, Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra, Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra, Gangnam Symphony Orchestra, Earnest Philharmonic Orchestra, Seoul Arts High School Orchestra and made numerous recitals in Korea, Germany and in Italy. From 2020 to 2022, he was a member of “Abel Quartet” and developed his musical career also as a string quartet player, playing in numerous concerts and Festivals such as Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Tongyeong International Music Festival, Seoul Spring Chamber Music Festival etc. Apart as a passionate musician, Mr. Moon is also an influencer, being the founder of “ClasscialMusicMatters” on Instagram. He is a scholar of “Karajan-Akademie” of the Berliner Philharmoniker mentored by Ulrich Knörzer, and doing his solo studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt, with Prof.Tabea Zimmermann. And he is currently playing on “G.B. Ceruti Cremona 1798” Viola generously loaned by “Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben”.

    Studierende

    Jelena Antić

    Bella Chich

    Maj Bommas

    Ukyo Fujiwara

    Franziska Hügel

    Sophie Kiening

    Gordon Lau

    Brian Isaacs

    Arcan Isenkul

    Haesue Lee

    Eric Seohyun Moon

    Sào Soulez Larivière

    Natalie Loughran

    Ayaka Taniguchi

    Caspar Vinzens

    Luisa Ye

    Alumni

    Micha Afkham

    Guy Ben-Ziony

    Agathe Blondel

    Barbara Buntrock

    Öykü Canpolat

    Marie Chilemme

    Hélène Clément

    Toby Cook

    Lotus de Vries

    Valentin Eichler

    Miguel Erlich

    Karolina Errera Pavon

    Stefanie Farrands

    Sara Ferrandez Castro

    Alexander Gordon

    Olga Hansen

    Stine Hasbirk

    Gabriele Heinecke

    Miriam Helms Alien

    Kyuri Kim

    Sejune Kim

    Georgy Kovalev

    Anna Krimm

    Hande Küden

    Josip Kvetek

    Adrien la Marca

    S. Seungwon Lee

    Marion Leleu

    Anna Lewis

    Matthew Lipman

    Mark Liu

    Lev Loiko

    Ana Mba-Flores

    Ada Myriel Meinich

    Giovanni Menna

    Johannes Moehrle

    Sindy Mohamed

    Nilay Özdemir

    Kyoungmin Park

    Yael Patish

    Tahlia Petrosian

    Anna Puig Torne

    Madeleine Przybyl

    Muriel Razavi

    Alejandro Regueira

    Pauline Sachse

    Teresa Schwamm

    Jungahn Shin

    Clara-Hélène Stangorra

    Arnold Stieve

    Maya Tal

    Antoine Tamestit

    German Tcakulov

    Kei Tojo

    Ulla Tremuth

    Albin Uusijärvi

    Simone von Rahden

    Emma Wernig

    Judith Wijzenbeek

    Zhechao Xie

    Peijun Xu

    Armando Yagüe

    Ula U. Zebriunaite

    Sarina Zickgraf

    Ylvali Zilliacus

    Silas Zschocke