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Byunghee Yoo

Staff Pianist

Full 6 Week Session

Visiting Assistant Professor, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

Pianist Byunghee Yoo is a postdoctoral resident scholar and visiting assistant professor of music in chamber and collaborative music at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

She has performed throughout the United States, South Korea, China, and Italy, including appearances at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, Sheldon Hall, Seoul Arts Center, and Sejong Center. She has worked extensively in recitals and masterclasses with renowned musicians, including Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Pamela Frank, Leon Fleisher, Renee Fleming, Warren Jones, Jake Heggie, and Robert Beaser. She has been invited to perform with the concertmaster of St. Louis Symphony, David Halen as well as judge for the Missouri Music Teachers Association Competitions and Texas A&M University-Kingsville Piano Competitions.

Dr. Yoo came to the U.S. after receiving top honors at Kyungwon University where she received her Bachelor of Music degree, as a solo pianist, and Master of Music degree, as a collaborative piano student of Younghae Han. She also holds her Master of Music degree in collaborative piano at the Juilliard School under the tutelage of Jonathan Feldman, Margo Garrett, J.J Penna, and Diane Richardson. At Juilliard, she was the recipient of the Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship, the Alexander Siloti Scholarship, and the Bernard P. and Leigh M. Seder Scholarship. She earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in collaborative piano at the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied with Anne Epperson, and was the recipient of the Butler Excellence Scholarship.

Dr. Yoo has served as a Vocal Arts Piano Fellow and staff pianist at the Juilliard School, Kaufman Music School, and McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University. From 2016-2018 Dr. Yoo served as the coordinator of collaborative piano at Truman State University. She has been a staff pianist at Bowdoin International Music Festival since 2010.