Jessica Hung

Violinist Jessica Hung has served as Concertmaster of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra since 2008. She previously held the same title with the Annapolis, Chicago Civic, Cleveland Institute of Music, and Northwestern University Symphony Orchestras. She has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Dayton and mentored for the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, the Centerville Schools Orchestra Program, and the Piano Preparatory School in Beavercreek. Since 2017, Jessica has also served as Associate Artistic Director of Chamber Music for the DPAA. Born in Kankakee, Illinois, to Taiwanese parents, Jessica grew up in the Chicago area, and she currently resides in Dayton with her husband, their daughter, and their cat. Jessica steps into the solo spotlight this month for Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, a towering creation of emotional depth and dramatic impact!

Photos by Andy Snow