American violinist Joan Kwuon is widely recognized for her commanding interpretations, graceful flair and deeply communicative voice. Her artistry is committed to a diversity of musical periods and styles ranging from Bach and Beethoven to Stravinsky and Takemitsu. An audition video is required for prospective Preparatory and Continuing Education students.


  • Crossroads School
  • Indiana University (with Miriam Fried)
  • The Juilliard School (with Joel Smirnoff)
  • The Cleveland Institute of Music (with Donald Weilerstein)

Teaching Experience

  • Cleveland Institute of Music (2009–present)
  • The Juilliard School
  • Great Mountains Music Festival in South Korea
  • La Jolla’s Summerfest
  • Bowdoin International Music Festival
  • Heifetz International Music Institute