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Piano Lesson

Hyewon Chang

The Royal International Piano Competition Hyewon Chang

South Korean born pianist Hyewoon Chang is a performing solo artist, chamber musician, and pedagogue. She has participated in competitions including first prizes in Bradshaw&Buono International Piano Competition, ICA International Piano Competition, Orbetello International Piano Competition, Clara Schumann International Piano Competition, and Korea's Segye-Ilbo Music Competition, second prizes from Carles & Sofia International Piano Competition, American Protégé Piano Competition, and Seoul Young Artist Music Competition. Also, she made it to the finalist and semi-finalist for New York International Piano Competition, Dallas International Piano Competition, and Thailand International Piano Competition. She has performed at the Weill Concert Hall in Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, and throughout America in Los Angeles, Toronto, Pater Martin Saal in Germany, and at the birthplace of Franz Joseph Haydn in Rohrau, Austria. She has performed at Hochschule für Musik und Theater with the Camerata München, "Artists of Tomorrow" concert with the Brentwood Westwood Symphony Orchestra and Culver Symphony Orchestra.

She has performed in numerous masterclasses with world-renowned artists including Leon

Fleisher, Menahem Pressler, Dang Thai Son, Yoheved Kaplinsky, John O' Conor, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Ronan O’Hora, Jon Nakamatsu, and among others.

Aside from her solo career, Ms. Chang also participated in Chamber music collaboration such as Colburn Chamber Music Society concert with Denis Bouriakov, Principal flutist from LA Philharmonic. Moreover, she hosted and served the artistic director of 2022 Aegio International Piano Competition for the Los Angeles region.

She attended The Glenn Gould School of Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto on a full scholarship, then earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the Colburn School, and a Master of Music degree from the USC Thornton School of Music. Her teacher includes John Perry and David Louie. Currently, she is continuing and pursuing Doctoral of Musical Arts at USC Thornton School under the renowned conductor and pianist, Jeffrey Kahane.

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