Canadian Korean violinist, Sienna MinKyong Cho, was born in South Korea and raised in Canada. In 2019, she was the recipient of the Salsinger Tani Gold Medal at the time of her graduation from McGill University. Sienna is the prize winner of Peter Mendell Award Competition, and 1st place in the category of strings (18-20 years old) in 2017. She had the opportunity to attend world class academy festivals such as Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Kneisel Hall, Colorado College Music Festival, New York String Orchestra Seminar, Toronto Summer Music, Zodiac Music Festival, Orford Musique, and Domaine Forget. She obtained her bachelor’s degree at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University with Andrew Wan and master’s degree at the Shepherd School of Music of Rice University under the tutelage of Cho-Liang Lin. Sienna will return to McGill University in the fall for a Graduate Diploma in Performance program.