Joyce Yang, a native of Seoul, Korea, received her Bachelor of Music degree from Hanyang University. She moved to the United States in 2010 to pursue her Master's degree at Indiana University, where she studied with Eric Kim and Janos Starker. She is currently Principal Cellist of the Ballet West Orchestra and is a frequent substitute with the Utah Symphony.
Joyce has participated in numerous international music festivals, including the Music Masters Course in Japan with Alan Gilbert, the Great Mountain Music Festival, Kronberg Academy, Kirishima International Music Festival, and Euro Music Festival in Leipzig. During that time she participated in master classes and lessons with Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, David Geringas, Gary Hoffman, and Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt.
In her free time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, skiing, and spending time with her husband and 2 dogs.