Professor Soon-Mi Chung Barratt-Due has her educational background from Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, International Menuhin Music Academy and San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
As soloist, she has performed with orchestras such as L’orchestre chambre de Paris, Oakland Symphony, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, KBS Symphony Orchestra, Norwegian Broadcasting Orchestra and Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Soon-Mi has toured the USA, South America, Europe as well as Asia. Her performances have been recorded and televised a multitude of times.
Soon-Mi is currently professor at Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo, Norway. For her contributions to the culture of music in Norway, she has been awarded the Oslo City Culture Award, the Lindeman Prize, Anders Jahre’s Culture Prize and the Arts Council of Norway’s Honorary Award.