Jeong yun Chun was born in Seoul and raised in Brooklyn. While majoring in Film Studies at Columbia University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, she interned at NY production companies and with music editor, Suzana Peric. For her senior essay on Herzog’s Nosferatu J.Y. received Columbia’s 2014 Andrew Sarris Memorial Award for Film Criticism. In 2012 and 2013 she received the German Consular Book Award. In 2009 J.Y. won the Phillips Exeter Concerto Competition for her performance of Rachmaninov’s 2nd, and in 2008 she won the Lamont Younger Poets’ Award. Upon graduation, J.Y. was recommended to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for film music. She is a current Next Wave member of NY Women in Film & TV.
She's excited to be performing some Scriabin and Schumann in Phillips Exeter's summer 2019 piano concert at the Academy Library.
CV available upon request.