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B i o g r a p h y


  • D.M.A. in Piano Performance and Literature  

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, USA

     Dissertation: “The Use of The Damper Pedal in The Classical Period: Steibelt and Dussek and Their Influence on Austrian Composers”

  • M.M. in Harpsichord Performance 

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, USA

  • M.M. in Piano Performance

Indiana University— Bloomington, USA

  • B.A. in Piano Performance

Seoul National University, South Korea

  • Further Work in Piano Performance and Pedagogy

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada


  • Memorial University Concerto Competition, Winner

  • Memorial University Chamber Competition, First Prize

  • American Protégé Competition of Romantic Music, First Prize

  • Artist Presentation Society Competition, Winner

  • Korean Piano Society Competition, Second Prize 

  • Eumyun Competition, Second Prize 

  • Segye Times Competition, Third Prize 

  • TBC (Taegu Broadcasting Corporation) competition, First Prize


Performing Experience

Participated in 

  • Winners’ Concert at Carnegie Hall, New York 

  • Seasonal Concert of Seoul National University, Seoul

  • Rising Stars Concert, Sejong Arts Center, Seoul 

  • Young Artist Concert (Buam Art Hall), Seoul

  • Winners’ Concert at Opus Hall, Seoul


Solo Recitals

  • Chiesa Nuovo, Chicago

  • Ethical Society, St. Louis

  • Seoul Arts Center Debut Recital

  • Smith Recital Hall


Chamber Recitals 

  • Soloist with MUN Chamber Orchestra, St. John’s

  • Piano Trio (Cook Hall), St. John’s

  • Piano Quartet (Smith Recital Hall), Champaign

  • Piano Trio (Music Auditorium), Urbana

  • Soloist with Taegu Philharmonic Orchestra

Haeyoung Yoon is a multi-talented keyboard artist holding advanced degrees in both piano and harpsichord performance. She is a native of Seoul, South Korea, where she received her bachelor of music from Seoul National University. In 2003, she moved to the United States for further musical studies, being awarded a master of music in piano performance from Indiana University, where she studied with Shigeo Neriki. She also received a master’s degree of music in harpsichord and a DMA in piano performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, under the tutelage of Ian Hobson (piano) and Charlotte Mattax–Moersch (harpsichord). Having relocated to Canada in 2011, she studied piano pedagogy at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) with Kristina Szutor, working as a teaching assistant and instructor.  She won the Concerto Competition and Chamber Competition held by MUN, and performed Chopin Concerto No.1 as a soloist with Memorial University of Newfoundland Chamber Orchestra.  


Ms. Yoon made her orchestral debut with the Taegu Philharmonic Orchestra performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 as the first-prize winner in the TBC (Taegu Broadcasting Corporation) competition at age 17. Since then she has won numerous competitions in Korea, including Eumyun, Korea Music Society, and Segye Times, and has performed at prominent venues including Buam Art Hall, Opus Hall, Sejong Center (Chamber Hall), and Seoul Arts Center (Recital Hall).


In the United States, Dr. Yoon appeared in many concerts as a soloist and also as a chamber musician. She was a winner of the 2010 Artist Presentation Society Competition and performed a solo recital in St. Louis.  She also won first prize in the American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music and was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York.  


Ms. Yoon has participated and performed in music festivals and master classes in Canada, Italy, Korea, and USA, working with internationally renowned artists such as Aldo Ciccolini, Anton Kuerti, Marietta Orlov, HaeSun Paik, John Parry, and Jeanne Stark–Iochmans.


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