Dayoung Seo


Dayoung Seo

Dayoung Seo, born in South Korea, began her music education on piano at age six. After immigrating to Canada in 2001, she began playing cello at age 11 with the instrumental music program at John G. Althouse Middle School. At age 16, she started taking lessons from Daniela Kepowicz. She continued playing cello throughout highschool years as part of the music program at Martingrove Collegiate Institute, where she participated in various school music ensembles as the sectional leader. Dayoung played with the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra for the 2009-2010 season and has been playing with the Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra since 2007. She is the winner of the Bernie Reuben Music Award, the Toronto Secondary School Music Teachers' Association scholarship, Peter A. Goulding & Frank (Barry) White String Scholarship, Laura Kinton Muir Prize, Percy Faith Award, and is the winner of the Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra Student Scholarship for four consecutive years. She has performed in several chamber music master classes and takes interest in performing contemporary music. Dayoung has studied with Rachel Mercer and Joowon Kim, and is currently studying under Shauna Rolston. She is working towards completing her undergraduate degree in the Concurrent Teacher Education Program at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto.

Scholarship Winner for:

  • 2011/2012 Season
  • 2012/2013 Season
  • 2013/2014 Season


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