The Venice Symphony in Florida has appointed JESSICA HUNG associate concertmaster. She has served as concertmaster of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra in Ohio since 2008, and also performs regularly in orchestras in Florida and throughout the U.S. Hung previously held concertmaster roles with the Annapolis, Chicago Civic, Cleveland Institute of Music, and Northwestern University orchestras, and was assistant concertmaster with the Akron Symphony Orchestra. She has performed as a substitute violinist for the Cleveland Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, and Milwaukee Symphony. Hung served as adjunct faculty at the University of Dayton, and as associate artistic director of chamber music for the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. She received a bachelor of music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2007, and has won prizes at the Northwestern University Thaviu String Competition, Union League Civic & Arts Foundation Scholarship Auditions, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra Feinberg Youth Auditions. She studied viola with Helen Callus of the University of California at Santa Barbara and has twice taken first place at the Chicago Viola Society Solo Competition.