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MM, Mannes College of Music
Soloist, Atlanta Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, New York Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Symphony, Round Top Festival Orchestra, Korean Broadcasting Symphony, Buchon Philharmonic, Taipei National Philharmonic, and International Sejong Soloists. Collaborations with conductors such as Yoel Levi, Heichiro Oyama, and Vladimir Feltsman.
Recitals at Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, the 92nd Street Y, Amnesty International at Mannes, and in Kuala Lumpur, under the auspices of his royal highness Sultan Salahuddin of Malysia. Appearances at Aspen Music Festival, Taos Chamber Music Festival, Round-Top Festival, Shendlee Music Festival, Merano Festival (Italy). Collaborations with pianists Oxana Yablonskaya, Vladimir Feltsman and David Oei, violinists Kyung Wha Chung and Victor Danchenko, cellist Suren Bagratuni, and regular concert partner of tenor Nils Neubert.
First prize, Virginia National Competition. Recipient, Artists International Distinguished Artists Award and Uris Brothers Foundation award. Solo and orchestral performances in the United States, Europe and Asia. Recorded for Well-Tempered Productions (National Public Radio Award). TV appearances on Emmy Award- and Peabody Award-winning feature on Channel 13's City Arts and on NBC's Today Show, as well as concert broadcasts on KBS in Korea. Radio appearances on NPR and WQXR, as well as in Korea, Malaysia and Russia. Keynote Speaker, 2009 Korea Daily News Education Symposium.
Taught at the New Paltz Piano Institute, Special Music School of America, Summit Music Festival, Festival de Musica Clasica in Puigcerda (Spain), Bizier Music Festival (France), and Duxbury Music Festival. Faculty, International Academy of Music (Italy and Russia), Burgos International Music Festival (Spain), and the Beethoven Institute at Mannes.
MM and BM, Mannes College of Music. Professional studies, Mannes College of Music. Piano studies with Nina Svetlanova, Edward Aldwell, and Vladimir Feltsman. Chamber music with Felix Galimir. Analysis with Carl Schachter.