About

South Korean-born (Seoul, 1985), Spanish pianist, based in Berlin, begins her piano studies at the age of 3 in her homeland. At the age of 8, her family moves to Spain, where she continues with her academic path. She studied as Solo Pianist, with full scholarship supported by the Spanish Ministry of Education, at the Conservatorio Superior de Música „Joaquín Rodrigo“ of Valencia, under the guidance of the pianist Mario Monreal. Continuously, she got her Master Degree in Piano Performance by the University of Valencia under the pianist Carlos Apellániz.

Finalist and winner in several national and international competitions, she has performed as soloist at different concert halls and at the same time develops a very intense activity as chamber musician (with various ensemble) and as accompanist, which allows her to have a large repertoire (ensemble with strings, brass, percussion, woodwinds). In this role, she has performed at major halls and festivals, among which are: Rossini Opera Festival, Macerata Opera Festival, Donaueschingen Musiktage, Beethoven-Woche (Bonn), World Saxophone Congress (Edinburgh), Internationale Posaunenvereinigung Symposium, Palau de les Arts „Reina Sofía“ de Valencia, Fundación Eutherpe León, Opera di Roma, Konzerthaus di Viena… etc.

In parallel, she specialized in Piano Duo, getting a Master Degree by the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock, under the Stenzl Piano Duo, together with the pianist/conductor Alessandro Palumbo, as Synthesis Piano Duo. She is also specialized in opera-liederatic repertoire by the Plácido Domingo Opera Studio in Valencia, under the guidance of great masters as Alberto Zedda, Roger Vignoles, Gianni Fabbrini, etc.

She has been coach for the Conservatorio „Giuseppe Verdi“ di Milano, Musik-Akademie Basel and UdK Berlin. Currently is pianist for the trombone class (Prof. Jamie Williams) and for the percussion class (Prof. Jan-Frederik Behrend and Torsten Schönfeld) at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock, repetiteur/vocal coach for the Opera de Tenerife, Rossini Opera Festival and Macerata Opera Festival, where she works with internationally renowned musicians and artists.