The recipient of numerous honors and awards, Professor Jensen has performed and taught master classes across the United States, as well as in Canada, Australia, Brazil, Europe, Israel, Japan, and Korea. Many of his students are first-prize winners in numerous national and international competitions, as well as members of major U.S. orchestras and leading music schools. Hans Jensen studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Denmark with cellist Asger Lund Christiansen, and at the Juilliard School with Leonard Rose and Channing Robbins.
Professor Jensen is also a faculty member of the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University, the Young Artists Program at the National Arts Centre in Canada, and the Meadowmount School of Music in New York.
Dr. Chung has an international career in all performance milieus (solo, chamber, and orchestral), has taught master classes across four continents, and is a frequent guest artist at music festivals worldwide. She has been reviewed as “a bright light, her intelligent musicality and rich resonance a wonderful addition to any ensemble” by the Winnipeg Free Press. Dr. Chung is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the University of Manitoba’s Rh Award for Outstanding Contributions to Scholarship and Research.
Dr. Chung earned her degrees in cello performance at Oberlin Conservatory of Music (B.Mus.) with Norman Fischer and Peter Rejto, Northwestern University Bienen School of Music (M.Mus.) with Hans Jørgen Jensen, and SUNY Stony Brook University College of Arts and Sciences (D.M.A.) with Colin Carr.