Violinist Jocelyn Zhu’s work has taken her across the globe to over thirty countries, bringing features on Good Morning America, PBS, The Today Show, and WQXR’s Young Artist Showcase. Her collaborators and instructors include Catherine Cho, David Finckel, Alan Gilbert, Hyo Kang, Joseph Kalichstein, and Itzhak Perlman, and she is the recipient of the Juilliard School Career Grant, the McGraw Hill Robert Sherman Award, the National Trustees Grant, the Tarisio Trust Young Artists Grant, and the US Department of State Federal Assistance Award. A passionate advocate of arts in society, she founded and is the co-director of Concerts for Compassion, a non-for-profit benefiting refugees worldwide.
Jocelyn began her university studies at fourteen at Belhaven University in pre-medical studies while playing for their Women’s Soccer Team, graduating Cum Laude. She subsequently earned her Master of Music Degree from The Juilliard School in 2017.