Mr. Joseph Jung is the Assistant Director of Orchestras at Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Helotes, TX.
Joseph Jung continues his first year as an Assistant Orchestra Director at O’Connor High School and Brandeis High School. Prior to this, Mr. Jung was an Assistant Orchestra Director for Jefferson Middle School and Folks Middle School.
Mr. Jung received his bachelor's degree in violin performance from DePaul University with Janet Sung. He then received master’s degree in violin performance from Texas Tech University with Annie Chalex Boyle. During his time at TTU, Mr. Jung was a Graduate Teaching Assistant, and served as the concertmaster of the University Symphony Orchestra. As an orchestral musician, Mr. Jung performed regularly as a section violin member of Lubbock Symphony Orchestra. Other orchestral engagements include Amarillo Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale.
Mr. Jung has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, while his orchestral endeavors took him to performance venues like the newly opened Buddy Holly Center for Arts and Sciences and Chicago Symphony Center. Mr. Jung is a passionate educator for string education at all levels. He taught violin for beginning students through the Texas Tech University String Project, organized string sectionals for All-State and UIL repertoire at Lubbock ISD and was a violin instructor for Youth Orchestras of Lubbock. During his time as a student, Mr. Jung has participated in music festivals such as Meadowmount School of Music, Green Mountain Chamber Music, and Brevard Music Center.
Growing up in Georgia, Mr. Jung was selected for four years to perform at Georgia All-State Orchestra. His other influential teachers include David Coucheron and Ken Wagner from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.