YOUNG-HEE CHAN, double bass
After graduating from the Seoul National University in 1977, Young Hee joined the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and later became Principle Double Bass with the Seoul Music Chamber Orchestra. From 1979-1991 she was an Associate Principal Bass with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and also has appeared as soloist with the orchestra. In 1991, she joined the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and in 1997, she was appointed Associate Principal Bass.
An active chamber musician, Young Hee has performed in many smaller ensembles both in Singapore and Australia including the Brenton Lengbein String Quartet for the Barossa Festival. She has previously tutored at AYO National Music camp and has been involved as an auditioner for the AYO, as well as the ABC Young Performer’s Award.
In 1981, Young Hee has received the Korean Presidential volunteer service award. She appears in the Inaugural edition of Who’s who in South Australia.
Young Hee currently teaches at the Elder Conservatorium, Adelaide University.