Yoon Kyung Jang
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45 minute lessons
Yoon Kyung Jang is a pianist from Seoul, South Korea. She started playing piano at the age of seven. She attended the Korea National University of Arts pre-college program under Hye-Jin La. At the age of thirteen, she was selected by the ‘Talented Arts Program’ organized by the Seoul National Education Center where she studied under Mun-Jung Kim. When she was fourteen, she was accepted by the Sunhwa Arts School. Since then, she attended the Sunhwa Arts Music School, the Sunhwa Arts High School, and Yonsei University in Seoul, where she studied under Mun-Jung Kim, Ma-ri Kwon, and Professor Young-Ran Han respectively. She won an achievement award at the Sunhwa Arts School allowing her to graduate from Yonsei University in 2013 with a 4-year full scholarship.
She continued her postgraduate studies in Germany, completing her master’s course at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin with Professor Gabriele Kupfernagel from 2013 to 2015, and her Konzertexamen at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold with Professor Jacob Leuschner from April 2016 to February 2018.
Yoon Kyung has performed and competed internationally, receiving honors from many piano competitions including the Delia Steinberg International (Spain), the Berliner International Music Competition (Germany), the Massarosa International Competition (Italy), the NTD Piano Competition (USA), the International Piano Competition Milan ‘Piano Talents’ (Italy), and the 20th International Music Competition ‘Pietro Argento’ (Italy). She achieved Grand Prix in the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Competition, Korea & Germany of Brahms Competition, Samik Piano Competition, The Music Association of Korea Competition, Music Journal Competition, Han-Eum Piano Duo Competition, Korea National Piano Duo Competition, and Student of the whole country Music Scholarship Competition.
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Special concerts performed include the Invitational Concert at Young player series with Eumyun, the Winner performance with the Millennium Symphony Orchestra, the Winner Concert for the Han-Eum Duo Music Concert, Chopin 200th Anniversary Concert, Liszt 200th Anniversary Concert, Debussy Suite Bergamasque Analysis Concert, the Scholarship Concert in Steinway-Haus Berlin, and the Winner concert ‘Pietro Argento’ in Italy.
Before moving to the United States in 2019, Yoon Kyung was an instructor at Yonsei University and Sunhwa Arts School. Under her tutelage, many students were admitted to prestigious universities in South Korea. Her current students in the United States also have won national and international competition including Propiano International Competition (Spain), Odin International Music Online Competition (Europe), and Korean American Scholarship Foundation Online Music Competition (Southeastern US).
Since 2020, Yoon Kyung has served as a chair of the music committee at Korean American Scholarship Foundation (Southern Regional Chapter) as well as an accompanist at Korean Community Presbyterian Church of Atlanta (Boaz Men’s Choir).