Soh-Hyun Park Altino, native of Korea, received her bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in violin
performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music where she was a student and teaching
assistant of Donald Weilerstein.
Dr. Altino has taught at the Cleveland Music School Settlement, the D'Angelo School
of Music at Mercyhurst College, the International School and Festival of Music in
Bogota, Colombia, Fabrica de Musica in Brazil, Festival y Academia del Nuevo Mundo
in Venezuela, and at the Putney Chamber Music Intensive in Vermont.
She appeared as a soloist with the Peabody Concert Orchestra in Baltimore, the Suwon
Philharmonic in Seoul, Korea, Orquestra Sinfonica de Campinas at the Winter Music
Festival in Campos do Jordao, Brazil, and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. As a member
of the Ceruti String Quartet and the Dúnamis Trio, Dr. Altino frequently performs
in chamber music recital series as well as educational programs. She has also performed
in numerous solo and chamber music recitals in Germany, Colombia, Brazil, Korea, Venezuela,
and the United States, and she has been a participant at festivals such as Tanglewood,
Sarasota, Aspen, Kneisel Hall, Yellow Barn, and the New York String Seminar. Dr. Altino
is the director of the String Intensive Study Program at the Masterworks Festival
in Indiana during summer and is heard in the Festival Virtuosi concerts in Brazil
Dr. Altino has been on the faculty of the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University
of Memphis since 2001.