Dr. Jeong Yun Yang is an accomplished soloist and chamber musician, whose performances have taken her across the globe to renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall, Steinway Society of Puerto Rico, Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in South Korea, and the MusicAlp Académie Internationale de Courchevel in France. She has received her DM from Florida State University, MM from the University of Michigan, and BM from Ewha Womens University, studying under the tutelage of Ian Hobson, Arthur Greene, and Jung Eun Kim. Dr. Yang’s notable achievements as a performer include winning numerous prizes at various international competitions, including the American Protege Music Competition, Florida Keys International Music Competition, and the Ars Nova Competition in South Korea. Moreover, her talent has been recognized by the Steinway Society of Puerto Rico in 2019, which nominated her as a Steinway Young Artist.
In addition to her performance career, Dr. Yang is an active adjudicator for piano competitions, a director and coordinator of international music festivals, and a dedicated teacher to her own students. Alongside her artistic pursuits, she is passionate about inspiring and mentoring the next generation of pianists, sharing her deep appreciation for how music can convey meaning and elicit personal responses in every individual. Her belief in the transformative power of music, both for individuals and society at large, fuels her commitment to sharing its beauty and significance with the world.