Jazz Violinist / Music Influencer / Composer / Educator
Seoyeon, better known to many as ‘V.OLIN’, is one of the biggest violin influencers, one of well-known Jazz Violinist to have emerged in South Korea. Now She is based in New York, she’s built up a reputation as a rising star in the world of jazz violin/swing Jazz scene with over 50,000 followers on social media and a YouTube view count well surpassing 5.2M in 2022.
Seoyeon attended Queens College in NYC, studying a Master of Music in Jazz Studies. She also studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston and Sungshin Women’s University in Korea - Classical Music.
Seoyeon’s work includes projects with award-winning vocalist Peter Eldridge and pianist Kenny Werner, where they recorded an album titled ‘Somewhere’. She has also collaborated with award-winning pianist Tigran Hamasyan and Grammy-winning tango pianist Pablo Ziegler, and was invited to perform at the American String Teachers Association in Atlanta and with Avalon Jazz Band - one of popular swing band in NYC. Also, she was invited to the Rockstar Violinist podcast hosted by the electric violin shop which is the biggest electric violin shop in the United States.
While much of her performance career has revolved around classical music, Seoyeon now finds herself exploring the ‘Gypsy Jazz & Modern Jazz ’world, where she is routinely playing gigs in the mostly New York area included Carnegie Hall, Zinc Jazz Club, Ornithology Jazz Club, Sheen Music Center, Clement’s Place and more….
Seoyeon Im Quartet
Playing Gypsy Jazz to Original Music lead by Seoyeon Im.