Yoon Young Bae enjoys a diverse career as a teacher, active chamber musician and  orchestra player. As a dedicated pedagogue, she teaches violin and viola at Peabody Preparatory of Johns Hopkins University where she serves as Associate Chair for upper string department, and at Howard Community College. She also taught violin performance and pedagogy in the master class at Vina del-Mar Conservatory in Chile and served as a music faculty at Baltimore Music School and Maryland Talent Education Center. 

Dr. Bae is currently a concertmaster in Washington Chamber Orchestra and plays with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra. She performed on stages in many places including New York, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, Chicago, Canada, Chile, Germany, Holland and Korea. This includes her appearances in concerts halls such as Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Vina-del-mar concert Hall, Kumho Art Hall. Her performance with Yuri Smirnov was broadcasted in Canada in 2003. She captured first prizes in Donga competition, Korean Ensemble competition and silver medal in Chosun and Ewha competition during years in Korea. 

She received her Doctor of Musical Art and Masters of Music at Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University under Victor Danchenko.  She also holds her Bachelor’s in Music at the Seoul National University.