108. Hyeseon Jin, piano

Sunday, April 14th, 2024 @2pm


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108.

Salon Concerts at Klavierhaus
Jed Distler, artistic director
 
presents
 

Sunday, April 14th, 2024 @2pm

Live at Klavierhaus
790 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10019

Free admission ($20 suggested donation)
 Manuel María Ponce

Intermezzo No. 1

Alberto Ginastera
Milonga

Isaac Albéniz
Suite española, Op. 47
5. Asturias (Leyenda)

Edvard Grieg
4 Album Leaves, Op. 28

Agathe Backer Grøndahl
3 Piano Pieces, Op. 15
1. Serenade

Robert Schumann
Humoreske, Op. 20

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Hyeseon Jin is a pianist from South Korea, striving to maintain a well-balanced approach across multi-dimensional career paths. She is completing a Doctorate in Piano Performance and Music Literature with two minors, Music Theory and Arts Administration, at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, where she earned a Master of Music and Performer Diploma. She obtained her Bachelor of Music from Seoul National University in South Korea.

Jin has been actively performing as a soloist and collaborative pianist, maintaining a regular concert schedule. Her performances have taken her to venues internationally, including Klavierhouse, Murray State University, Porto Pianofest (Portugal), Gijon International Piano Festival (Spain), Kennedy Center, Ruthmere Museum, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Brown County Art Guild, and various esteemed venues in South Korea such as Seoul Arts Center, Sejong Performing Arts Center, Kumho Arts Hall, Yongsan Art Hall, Seongnam Art Center Concert Hall, and Ilshin Arts Hall. She has performed alongside orchestras such as the Jacobs School of Music Student Orchestra, the Seoul Sejong Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Ukraine Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Jin has won over a dozen top prizes in prestigious music competitions worldwide, including the Segye Times Piano Competition (South Korea), Asia International Chopin Competition (Japan), Kurume International J.S. Bach Music Competition (Japan), LA International Liszt Competition, Kirov International Music Festival Competition, Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Competition, Robert B. Beardsley Piano Prize Competition, Southern Illinois Young Artist Organization Competition, Manhattan International Music Competition, Millersville Keyboard International Piano Competition, and Moscow International Chopin Competition (Russia). She is also the recipient of awards such as the Fellowship from Porto Pianofest and Gijon International Piano Festival, the American Liszt Society Award, the Réka Darida Foundation Education Prize, the MTNA Collegiate Chapter of the Year Award, and the IU Student Organization of the Year Award among more than 700 enrolled IU student organizations.

Jin has extensive experience working with students of all ages (from 4 to 75) and all levels. She has served as an Associate Instructor in the Secondary Piano Program at IU Jacobs School of Music and as a Piano Instructor at the Pre-College and Adult Music Program at the University of Indianapolis. Currently, she holds faculty positions at the Young Pianists Program and Blossom Piano Camp at IU, Palmetto International Piano Festival, and Blue Lake Music Camp.

Jin has held leadership roles such as Founder and Director at IU Blossom Piano Camp, Administrative Assistant at the Piano Department of IU, Executive Assistant at IU Young Pianists Program and Summer Piano Academy, Chair of National Society of Arts and Letters' Instrumental Music Competition, Co-Founder and Co-Leader of Musical Time (a community engagement concert series), and President of the Music Teacher National Association (MTNA) Collegiate Chapter at IU.

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