CCM: Prep

CCM: Prep

Jiyong Atkinson

Jiyong Atkinson

Jiyong Atkinson began the study of the violin at age 4 through her kindergarten Suzuki program in Seoul, South Korea, and came to the U.S. at the age of 20 to pursue her college education. Having completed her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Atkinson is working on a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in violin performance, studying with Dr. Won-Bin Yim and working as his Teaching Assistant. A certified Suzuki teacher, Atkinson has received Suzuki teacher training from Carrie Reuning-Hummel, Kathy Wood and Nancy Jackson, and has been teaching private and group lessons since 2009, instructing various levels. Atkinson credits her early music education with establishing the musical foundation and the love of music, and she enjoys sharing the joy of music with young children with the vision for their future.