Mi-Sa Yang was born in South Korea and grew up in Japan. She studied at the Paris Conservatory under Jean-Jacques Kantorow and Olivier Charlier. Having completed her studies as a soloist, she began to study chamber music at the Conservatory. She has been successful in many European competitions and came first in the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists in 2000 and third in the Sendai International Music Competition in 2001. She first played as soloist when she was 12 and afterwards performed with the Suk Chamber Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tokyo and Kyoto Symphony Orchestras, and the Osaka Philharmonic. Yang has also appeared as a chamber musician at several festivals in Europe and Asia. She is a member of Trio Les Esprits and the Ardeo String Quartet with whom she has performed at major concert venues in Europe.