Abigail Hong

Music For Food Liaison

Violinist ABIGAIL HONG made her debut at Carnegie Hall in Weill Recital Hall after being a prizewinner at the New York Music Competition for YWCA at the age of eight. A native of Philadelphia, Abigail went to the Temple Boyer School of Music as a Starling Scholarship Recipient where she began her studies with Soovin Kim and Amy J. Lee. She has performed with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Black Pearl Orchestra, and the Ambler Symphony, as well as in over ten countries in Europe.

Abigail is a member of the Ivani Quartet, winner of top prizes at the Fischoff, Plowman, and Remember Enescu International Chamber Music Competitions. She has performed at Yellow Barn, Music@Menlo, Pablo Casals, Norfolk, Meadowmount, and Bowdoin Music Festivals, as well as The New World Symphony, New York String Orchestra Seminar, and Symphony in C. Abigail works closely with organizations such as A Far Cry, CelloBello, and Music For Food as a performer and arts administrator.

She is pursuing her undergraduate degree at the New England Conservatory with Soovin Kim. Ms. Hong currently plays a M. Miralles violin and L. Morizot bow on generous loan through the Maestro Foundation.