Beverly Shin made her solo debut with the Houston Symphony at age 17. As a chamber musician, she has performed at Bargemusic, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival, the Banff Centre for the Arts, and at festivals in Brazil, Taiwan, and Newfoundland. She has performed with members of the Vermeer, Guarneri, Lark, Kronos, and Borromeo quartets, and has appeared as a guest member of the Avalon Quartet. She has performed frequently with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, A Far Cry, and the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston, TX. A dedicated advocate for new music, she has also appeared regularly with Boston Musica Viva, the Harvard Group for New Music, Boston’s Callithumpian Consort, the Penn Composers’ Guild, and Chamber Music NOW in Philadelphia. She has recorded several new works for New Focus Recordings.
Beverly has taught violin and chamber music at the University of Pennsylvania. She has also been Assistant Professor of Violin at the University of Memphis, adjunct faculty at Temple University, and Donald Weilerstein’s teaching assistant at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She was one of the first musicians to receive an Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, for which she created interactive music programs in under-served elementary schools in Boston.
She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from the New England Conservatory, as well as Master’s Degrees in both Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from the Cleveland Institute of Music. She is currently a psychiatry resident at Weill Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital.