Dorthy Kwon
Strings

Strings

violin, viola

Dorthy Kwon

Violinist Dorthy Kwon is a versatile orchestral and chamber musician, recording artist, and teacher. Kwon can be sighted in concert halls performing classical music with symphonies and popular music with artists like Stevie Wonder and Andrea Bocelli. An avid chamber musician, her ensemble won competitions and concertized in notable venues including Royce Hall. Inside a recording studio, she plays for soundtracks of all genres. Her recent solo violin recording for Oktapodi won an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Short Film and other numerous international awards.

Kwon finds herself being most creative when teaching and challenging students of all levels and ages. Her students have won first place in competitions and have given high profile concerts where U.S. Congressmen and mayors of California have specially attended to watch them perform. Always striving for healthy and encouraging relationships, Kwon commits to connecting with all walks of life through musical inspiration and pedagogy. An accredited Suzuki teacher, Kwon is on the faculty at Pasadena Conservatory of Music.

It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen...If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over? Don't give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.
John Wooden