Harpistina (Harpist, Ina Yoon)
Harpist Ina Yoon (Harpistina) is an award winning harpist around Auckland, New Zealand area.
As a soloist, Harpistina won a second prize at the New York Music Competition in 2018, and was invited at the 4th Korea International Harp Festival in Seoul, Korea, to perform at one of the main concerts.
Harpistina is also an experienced orchestra harpist, had a debut stage with Auckland Youth Orchestra in 2011 in Germany, Austria and Slovenia. She has been playing with numerous orchestras and ensembles around New Zealand including Auckland Philhamonia Orchestra, Aorangi Symphony Orchestra, Saint Matthews Chamber Orchestra, Auckland Youth Choir, Blackbird Ensemble, and Auckland Symphony Orchestra.
Harpistina was classically trained for more than 15 years under Yi Jin (UoA) and Carolyn Mills (NZSO) and currently pursuing a Graduate Diploma in Classical Performance - Harp at the University of Auckland. She was also taught by Maria Luisa Ryan (USA), Anne Young (USA) and Louise Johnson (SSO). Ina also has DipABRSM.
Teaching is her another passion and she often spend time teaching harpist at her studio in Dannemora, Auckland.