Johyun Min was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1993. Min received a Bachelor of Music from Seoul National University, where she studied with Ju-young Baek, in her home of South Korea, and a Master’s degree and Graduate Diploma from New England Conservatory as a student of Soovin Kim. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Music degree at University of Texas at Austin with Professor Sandy Yamamoto.
Min stood out her performing ability throughout many competitions since 2003 naming herself at 1st prize at Seoul National Symphony Competition. She continued her competition prizes achieving 1st prizes from Korean Chamber Orchestra National Competition, KEPCO Artful Center Competition, Kukmin Daily-Hansei University Competition, TBC Music Competition, and The Music Competition. Min showed her musical talents in international competitions such as winning the Second Prize at the 2008 Osaka International Music Competition, which had no 1st prize winner, and won the fifth prize at The 2017 HKIVS/Shlomo Mintz International Competition. As a chamber musician, she made her first chamber recital as a winner of Kumho Young Chamber Audition. She made her first solo debut with Daegu Philharmonic Orchestra at 2007. Following that, Min has persistent performing experience by participating Eun-Pa Im Won Sik Commemoration Concert at Kumho Art Hall, JK Ensemble at Seoul Arts Center, Young Musicians Festival, Agnus Dei Ensemble at Seoul Arts Center, Kumho Young Chamber Dyllis String Quartet, and Seoul National University Philharmonic Orchestra as a concertmaster. Min recently joined as a member of Soloist of New England and performed at Annual Concert Bruno Walter Auditorium in Lincoln Center, New York.