Min Joo Yi
From Bellevue, Washington, 22-year-old Min Joo Yi is currently pursuing a masters degree in piano performance at Peabody Conservatory with professor Yong-Hi Moon. She earned her A.B. degree in ecology & evolutionary biology along with a certificate in music performance from Princeton University. Min Joo was the recipient of the Scheide Scholarship, CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship, National YoungArts Foundation Merit Award, Evelyn Lindblad Folland Endowment Fund Award, Donna and Edwin Kornfeld Piano Scholarship, and the Ida Zelikovsky Green Award. She also won top prizes in the Kosciuszko Foundation National Chopin Competition, Schimmel USASU International Piano Competition, Russian Chamber Music Foundation of Seattle Competition, Northwest Chopin Festival, and Music Teachers National Association Competition.