Jun was also contracted as Concertmaster of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra from 2002–2005.Since these appointments he has appeared regularly as Guest Concertmaster with the Opera Australia Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta and Philharmonic, as well as appearing as Guest Concertmaster with the Queensland Symphony, Melbourne Symphony, Orchestra Victoriaand San Antonio (USA) Symphony Orchestras.
Academically, Jun has tutored and mentored hundreds of students since becoming associateProfessor of Violin atthe University of Tasmania in 2002 and then a Professor of Violin in 2006.
An active soloist and chamber musician, Jun Yi Ma has made numerous CD recordings featuring the music of Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Sarasate, Bruch, Saint-Saëns and Britten.He often records solo and chamber music for broadcast on ABC Classic FM. His solo recording has also been broadcast by New York Radio.He has performed throughout Asia, Europe and North America, appeared alongside superstar violinist Nigel Kennedy in the Vivaldi Double Concerto, and performed chamber music with Lang-Lang and Robert Chan (Concertmaster of Chicago Symphony Orchestra).
His competition successes include New Zealand International Brass Woodwind and Strings Solo Competition, first prize in the solo violin section of the Prague Spring, twice finalist for the String Instrument of ABC Young Performers Award in Australia.
In recent years, Jun was featured as Concertmaster for the 2016 Melbourne Ring Cycleand in June of 2017 was appointed Concertmaster of the World Chinese Orchestra.Jun first joined the Opera Australia Orchestra as Artistic Advisor and Concertmaster in June of 2015 and in 2017 was appointed Orchestra Director and Concertmaster.