Julin Cheung


Julin Cheung


A native of the Pacific Northwest, Julin Cheung started playing the flute at age six and joined the Seattle
Youth Symphony Orchestra when he was nine. He began to participate in a number of international music
festivals, including the Galway Flute Festival where he received the Junior Rising Star Award. Soon after,
Julin was invited as a guest artist for the 13th Slovenian Flute Festival where he performed an
all-American recital. In the summer of 2023, Julin toured North America as a part of Carnegie Hall’s 10th
Anniversary of NYO-USA. He also toured with a chamber ensemble in 2023-24 through the Curtis on
Tour initiative, with stops in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, and Texas.
Julin received numerous awards in local and international competitions, notably first prizes in the
Severino Gazzelloni International Flute Competition, the National Flute Association’s High School Soloist
Competition, and the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia’s National Collegiate Artist Competition. He
received Young Artist awards from the Seattle Symphony, Classical KING-FM, and a gold medal from the
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA. Julin has performed as a soloist with the Seattle Symphony,
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA.

Julin currently studies with Jeffrey Khaner at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and is a Gerry
and Marguerite Lenfest Fellow. In Seattle, Julin studied with Demarre McGill, Jeffrey Barker,
Zart Dombourian-Eby, and Mary MacRae. He has performed in masterclasses for Sir James and Lady
Jeanne Galway, Jasmine Choi, Emmanuel Pahud, Julien Beaudiment, Marina Piccinini, Patrick Williams,
Donna Shin, Davide Formisano, Kersten McCall, Carol Wincenc, Brandon Patrick-George, and Chelsea