Haijin Choi, violin
Haijin Choi is a section violinist of the Grand Rapids Symphony and on the faculty at Calvin College. Originally from South Korea, she moved to the United States in 2000 to continue her post graduate studies at Northwestern University, IL after finishing her BM and MM from Seoul National University. Inspired by her teacher and mentor Blair Milton, she continued her interest in orchestral performing by participating in National Repertory Orchestra and Civic Orchestra of Chicago. While playing with Charleston Symphony, SC in 2002 – 2003, she performed a recital for Piccolo Spoleto Festival. She has been a member of Grand Rapids Symphony since 2003. Besides performing recitals, she enjoys opportunities to help young violinists and to play chamber music including Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck and the Sunday Classical Concert Series at Grand Rapids Art Museum.