Doublestop Foundation

Dae Hee Ahn, violinist


Violinist Dae Hee Ahn is a versatile musician who has appeared on stages across United States and South Korea as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Since the age of seven, Dae Hee has soloed with multiple orchestras, including the New Jersey Philharmonic, Livingston Symphony, and the High Mountain Symphony. She is the winner of the Oneppo Chamber Music Competition, Livingston Symphony Young Artist Competition, and the Mae and Fletcher Fish Young Artist Competition. A current DMA candidate at the Yale School of Music under Ani Kavafian, Dae Hee has served as concertmaster of the Yale Philharmonia under the baton of Maestros Peter Oundjian, Carolyn Kuan, and Shinik Hahm. With her sister, pianist Dae Hyung Ahn, she released an album of transcribed hymns through Sony Music, Korea.

Named an Ambassador of Doublestop Foundation in 2018, Dae Hee performs on a Terry Borman violin (c.1990), a loan made possible with the generosity of Cho Liang Lin.