Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, clarinetist Dustin Chung began his clarinet studies at the age of 10, studying at the Music Advancement Program of the Juilliard School. Since then, Dustin has studied at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts, as well as the Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard Pre-College divisions, where his primary teachers included Miriam Lockhart and Alan R. Kay. Dustin currently attends the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he studies with Richard Hawkins. While attending Oberlin, Dustin has performed as a member of the Oberlin Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Contemporary Music Ensemble, as well as a soloist in the Oberlin in Oakton con cert series. An enthusiastic chamber musician, Dustin has performed in chamber music concerts both in the U.S. and internationally, including such venues as Weill, Avery Fischer, and Alice TullyHalls. In the summer of 2011, Dustin completed a residency at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada, as clarinetist of the Cypress Trio, an ensemble of piano, cello and clarinet. Dustin is also a member of ensemble f^0, a contemporary music quartet of flute, clarinet, percussion and voice. The ensemble most recently completed a tour in the summer of 2012, and performed as guest artists at the American Composers Alliance festival in February 2013. Dustin has performed in several masterclasses, playing for clarinetists such as Charles Neidich, Michael Wayne and Ken Grant.