Yoon Joo Hwang, bassoon
Dr. Yoon Joo Hwang, Assistant Professor of Bassoon at the University of Central Florida, has taught and performed throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe. She has served as a judge for the Florida MTNA competition and has given invited masterclasses at Yonsei University in Korea, the Central Conservatory of Music, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Academy and the Shenzhen Arts School in China. Dr. Hwang has a diverse research portfolio and has presented papers at meetings of the National College Music Society (CMS).
Dr. Hwang earned a D.M.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder under the guidance of Yoshi Ishikawa and an M.M. from UCLA, where she studied with John Steinmetz. While studying in Europe, she worked with Günter Blahuschek of the Bamberger Symphoniker and Yoshi Tominaga of the Universität Mozarteum. She also studied at USC with Shawn Mouser and received a Performance Diploma from Boston University under Matthew Ruggiero.