Instrument: Flute

2003 | Jasmine Nakyung Choi, Flute

Jasmine Nakyung Choi did not perform at the Kennedy Center as scheduled on September 26, 2003, due to a conflicting engagement in Vienna. The alternate candidate for 2003, clarinettist Won-Jin Jo, performed instead.

Flutist Jasmine Choi, a native of Korea, is an active soloist, chamber musician, and full-time orchestral musician. She has been critically acclaimed on international stages for her rich tone, technical brilliance, superb musicianship, and charismatic stage presence. At the age of 22, she was appointed Associate Principal Flute of the Cincinnati Symphony under the music director Paavo Jarvi and became the first Korean woodwind player to hold a post with a major orchestra in the United States.