Australian born violinist, Harmonnia Junus holds a Master of Music from Mannes College the New School for Music, where she also earned her Bachelor of Music under the tutelage of Sally Thomas. She maintains a private studio on the Upper West Side and is on faculty at the Diller Quaile School of Music and the Fort Lee School of Music.
Ms. Junus has performed extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Most recently, she appeared with the Evergreen Symphony Orchestra on their Australian Debut Tour The Sound of Taiwan performing at the Sydney Opera House and Brisbane City Hall. Also under the baton of maestro Gernot Schmalfuss, she has performed with the Evergreen Symphony at the National Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan and has appeared withthe Sichuan Philharmonic Orchestra in the JaoZi Concert Hall in Chengdu, China with conductor Xu Dong Yang. Currently based in New York City, Ms. Junus has performed in venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, the National Opera Center, Symphony Space, the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. and the Sydney Opera House.
As a passionate chamber musician Harmonnia Junus has toured Taiwan with pianist Eduard Laurel having appeared at the Taichung Seaport Arts Center, Kaohsiung Cultural Center and the National Recital Hall in Taipei. She is a member of Ensemble NYC performing in New York City, South Korea and Australia. Ms. Junus is co-founder of the performance collective Artists By Any Other Name, whose mission is to reach a greater audience by using a symbiosis of various art forms including music, dance, drama and visual art. She has attended numerous music festivals including Meadowmount School of Music, the Next Festival for Emerging Artists at Music Mountain and Bowdoin International Music Festival studying with Lewis Kaplan and Itzhak Rashkovsky. Other primary teachers include Dr. Goetz Richter and Shi-xiang Zhang.