Grace Sohn began her cello studies at the age of six in her native South Korea with Jun Su Jung. Since her move to Vancouver in 2009, Grace has been a student of Joseph Elworthy at the Vancouver Academy of Music where she actively participates in chamber music and orchestra rehearsals where she frequently occupies a leadership position with the VAM Symphony Orchestra. Grace has performed for numerous cellists such as Sung Won Yang, Efe Baltacigil, Desmond Hoebig, Sung Yong Lim and Ariel Barnes in addition to participating in the 2010 Aldo Parisot Cellofest.
Ms. Sohn has been the recipient of many awards and honors such as the Canadian Music Competition, Kay Meek Competition, Seattle Young Artist Music Competition, Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competition, VAM’s Concerto Competition, Kiwanis Music Festival, and the Burnaby Clef Competition. Grace performed with the VAM Symphony Orchestra at the Orpheum Theater as soloist. Grace was invited to perform at the Chan Centre as part of the Royal Conservatory’s Convocation ceremonies. Recently as a winner of the Seattle Young Artist Music Festival, she performed with the Philharmonia Northwest at the Kane Hall as soloist. Grace is an avid chamber music musician, studying under Andrew Dawes, and Taras Gabora. Summer 2014, Ms Sohn attended the Casalmaggiore International Music Festival (Italy) where she studied with Sung Won Yang and Jan Ickert. Summer 2015, she will be attending the Banff Masterclass for Strings program. Grace is currently fifteen years old attending Gleneagle Secondary School in Coquitlam (Canada). Grace Sohn plays Neuner & Hornsteincer cello made in 1880, Germany.