Dr. Nayoon Choi

Instructor - Flute


Dr. Nayoon Choi is an active flutist, teacher, and freelancer in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC areas. She currently teaches at Mason Community Arts Academy and George Mason University, while also actively performing as a soloist and member of the Ahrya Trio.

Born in South Korea, Dr. Choi made her solo debut with the Masan Youth Symphony Orchestra in South Korea at age 12. She has given solo recitals throughout Korea, London, and the United States, and she has toured Spain and the United Kingdom as a member of the Meridian Trio for flute, viola, and harp. Dr. Choi has also toured Austria as a member of the Eine Flute Ensemble, and has performed in major venues across the United States, including the Kennedy Center, as a member of the Ahrya Trio. She has won concerto competitions at George Mason University and Illinois State University, and was awarded the prize at the North London Chamber Festival. She has performed in numerous master classes with Sebastian Bell, Andras Adorjan, Susan Milan, Wissam Boustany, Jeffrey Khaner, and Christina Jennings.

Dr. Choi earned a Bachelor of Music from the Royal College of Music in London, a Postgraduate Diploma from the Trinity College of Music in London, a Master of Music in Flute Performance from Illinois State University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Flute Performance from George Mason University. Her formal teachers include Dr. Young Kim, Susan Milan, Paul Edmund-Davies, Jamie Martin, Wissam Boustany, Dr. Kimberly Risinger, and Julianna Nickel.



Email academy@gmu.edu or call 703-993-9889 for more information about Nayoon.

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