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Education

1990-1993 Walnut Hill School of Performing Arts
1990-1993 New England Conservatory Prep. School
1994-1998 The Juilliard School, B.M in Piano Performance
1998-2000 The Juilliard School, M.M in Piano Performance

Awards & Performances

  • 1987 Sunhwa Arts School Competition. Korea
  • 1989 First Prize, Samik Piano Competition. Korea
  • 1989 Young Musicians' Festival. Korea
  • 1989 Second Prize, The World Newspaper Competition. Korea
  • 1989 Trio Performance with Sunhwa Orchestra. Korea
  • 1991 Second Prize, Clark University Piano Competition. Boston
  • 1991 First Prize, Harvard Music Association International Competition. Boston
  • 1991 Harvard Music Association Solo Recital. Boston
  • 1992 Chamber Music Concert at Gardner Museum. Boston
  • 1992 Winner, Youth Philharmonic Orchestra of New England Conservatory. Boston
  • 1993 Chamber Music Concert at Gardner Museum. Boston
  • 1993 Soloist, Youth Philharmonic Orchestra of New England Conservatory. Boston
  • 1997 Second Prize, Grace Welsh International Piano Competition. Chicago
  • 1998 Solo Recital. Paul Hall. NYC
  • 1999 Kingsport Symphony Orchestra International Competition. Kingsport
  • 2000 Solo Recital. Paul Hall. NYC
  • 2000 4e Concours International de piano 20e siecle. Orelans, France
  • 2000 20th Century piano Concert at Paul Hall. NYC
  • 2001 Vice Versa Music Production Concert. NYC
  • 2002 Piano Trio 'CYKlone' Concert. Seoul Arts Center, Korea
  • 2003 Piano Trio 'CYKlone' Concert. Kumho Art Hall, Korea
  • 2006 Strada Trio concert. Zipper Hall, Los Angeles
  • 2007 Strada Trio concert. Zipper Hall, Los Angeles (Feb.)
  • 2008 Strada Trio concert. Zipper Hall, Los Angeles (April, September)
  • 2009 Strada Trio concert . Zipper Hall, Los Angeles (March)
  • 2009 Strada Trio concert. Beverly Hills Audition Concert Series (September)
  • 2011 Strada Trio Concert. Hollywood Forever, Santa Monica (April)
  • 2011 Strada Trio Concert. The Rancho Bernardo Library Concert Series (September)
  • 2012 Ensemble "Diverse" Concert at Arte TV concert series, Korea (Dec.)
  • 2013 Ensemble "Diverse" Concert at Arte TV concert series, Korea (Feb.)
  • 2016 Confido Music Society benefit concert, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Festivals

  • 1991 Indiana University Piano Festival.
  • 1992 Tanglewood Summer Music Festival.
  • 1993 Mozarteum Summer Music Festival. Salzburg, Austria

Master Classes

Peter Lang, Oxana Yablonskaya, Jerome Lowenthal, Karl-Heinz Kammerling, Seymour Lipkin, Martin Canin, Menahem Pressler, Alan Feinberg etc.

Principal Teachers

  • Yoheved Kaplinsky, The Juilliard School
  • Wha Kyung Byun, New England Conservatory

Teaching Interest

  • Piano Performance & chamber music

Student Teaching

  • Piano major students in the Arts School in Korea & U.S. (15 yrs experience)
  • Private Lessons (15 yrs experience)
  • Assisted with accompanying for the singers and all other instruments (Korea & U.S.)Accompanying experience of 10 yrs for singers and string instruments
  • Currently MTAC member
  • Strada Trio member
  • Calvary Hosanna Chapel
  • Hallelujah Church. Korea

References

  • Yoheved Kaplinsky (The Juilliard School)
  • Patty Thompson (Boston University)
  • Sarah Watkins (The Juilliard School & SUNY Purchase)
 
Studio Location
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
 

 
Website
www.stradatrio.org
www.youngyoo.me
confidomusicsociety.org