United States, Laurel Maryland Piano
Described by critics as a pianist who “handles technical difficulties effortlessly” (Daily Breeze), pianist Jung-Yeon Yim was born in Seoul, Korea. She is the national winner of the 2016 Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Competition and won numerous national and international competitions including Thalberg International Piano Competition, Music and Stars Awards, New York International Competition, Los Angeles International Liszt Competition among others. Her debut album released in June of 2021 encompasses Viennese works that scope from Haydn to Webern.
As an avid chamber musician, she has performed in chamber series in the United States including Colburn Chamber Music Society, and Manchester Music Festival, and has performed with the Colburn Orchestra and Torrance Symphony. She has also performed in masterclasses with Richard Goode, Leon Fleisher, Robert Levin, and Menahem Pressler. She has spent summers at the Banff Music Festival, Orford Music Festival, and Vianden Music Festival. Alongside her performing career, she served as the class piano faculty at the University of Maryland and is currently a member of the piano faculty at the Levine School, Washington D.C. A graduate of the University of Maryland, Cleveland Institute of Music, and Colburn School, Jung-Yeon studied with Bradford Gowen, Dr. Daniel Shapiro, and John Perry.