Seung-Jai Chung is a Music Director and Conductor of the GMI Youth Orchestra and GMI Orchestra. He has been the director of GMI Orchestra since 2005, has taught violin at Grace Mission University since 2012 and has been a faculty member of Cal Music Clinic at California State University, Fullerton. Mr. Chung recently teaches violin at Fullerton College and serves as associate conductor at Orchestra Collective of Orange County since 2016. In addition to, he served as Concertmaster of the Orange County Symphony from 2009 to 2016 under the direction of David Rentz and Anthony Parnther. Mr. Chung has been featured as a soloist with the Orange County Symphony and other various orchestras.
Seung-Jai was born in Seoul, South Korea and started to play the violin at the age of seven. In his youth, he participated in numerous competitions and demonstrated his exceptional talent and skills. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance from Dankook University in South Korea and later earned his Master’s degree in Violin Performance from California State University, Fullerton. He is currently pursuing a D.M.A in Orchestral Conducting at Claremont Graduate University.