Paul Wonjin Cho, clarinet

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“Stylish clarinetist” by New York Times, Paul Wonjin Cho has performed throughout Asia, Australia, Europe and the US with the organizations of MET Opera Orchestra, New Haven Symphony, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony, Tanglewood Music Center, Youth Orchestra of the Americas and Asian Youth Orchestra.  

Currently as a principal clarinetist of the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra, he was featured as a soloist on Mozart clarinet concerto which he played on a basset clarinet. Also Paul has served as a guest principal clarinetist in American Symphony Orchestra and Vermont Symphony Orchestra for the past 2 years.

With Decoda, Paul led the group in couple tours to Korea in 2017 and 2018.  By invitation of Christian Broadcasting System, Decoda has performed in 7 different cities and reached over 4K audiences.  As an active freelancer in New York City, Paul plays regularly at Redeemer Presbyterian Church weekly services, Broadway musicals, NOVUS NY at Trinity Church Wall Street, and International Sejong Soloists.

Additional to his professorship at Adelphi University, Paul teaches at Horace Mann School, and New York Music School in Tenafly, NJ. He also taught at PS 200 in Brooklyn as a fellow of the Ensemble ACJW, currently Ensemble Connect. Besides mentoring in the States, his compassion of sharing his artistry led him to visit Cite Soleil in Haiti as a board member of Love And Hope music school, to teach and perform for underprivileged children.

Paul is a Yamaha Artist and studied with Dong-Jin Kim, Yehuda Gilad and David Shifrin.

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