Yongcheon Shin

Yongcheon Shin Yongcheon Shin is one of the most active historical oboes players of his generation.
In 2008 he enrolled at the Conservatorium of Amsterdam as student of historical oboe with Alfredo Bernardini. He was awarded with the Bachelor degree in 2012. As holder of the scholarship “Talent Grant Profileringsfonds AHK” he concluded in 2014 the Master course with the highest marks.
During his studies he performed in Holland, Germany, Belgium, France, Italy, Portugal, the UK, Austria and Switzerland with various orchestras and ensembles such as De Nederlandse Bachvereniging, De Neiuwe Philharmonie Utrecht, New Century Baroque, Il concerto barocco, De Amsterdames Cantorij and Petit Baroque Berlin. He also participated in European festivals like Musikfest Stuttgart, Antwerpen AMUZ festival and Festival d’Ambronay.
He was also selected by Sigiswald Kuijken for the Ambronay Baroque Academy 2011.
He introduced historical performance to his country, South Korea, since he surprisingly debuted in a concert by AKAMUS (Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin) with Alfredo Bernardini, in February 2010, then he was introduced in the live radio KBS FM. Later he had a recital in June 2012 in Seoul, the first baroque oboe recital in Korea ever, and he has worked with some South Korean groups like Bachsolisten Seoul and Bach Collegium Seoul. He also joined to foreign groups’ projects in Korea with such as Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Canada.
In South Korea he played with the ensemble L’Arco Sonoro, also in the Chuncheon International Early Music Festival 2014.
He is very passionate in playing classical repertoire as well and he joined to a concert tour with the virtuoso bassoonist Sergio Azzolini and Streicher Akademie Bozen in August 2014.
Since he graduated, he is enlarging the field with diverse groups like Les Agrémens , Kammerorchester Basel and Les Passions de l’Ame. And recently, he was chosen for “Young Bach Fellowship” by De Nederlandse Bachvereniging/The Netherlands Bach Society, and is joining to various programs and also participating in live recordings which is called “All of Bach”.