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INTRODUCING SUNG HO YANG

Stories in Sound

The native Korean pianist, Dr. Sung Ho Yang has appeared in concert halls around the world, including solo recitals in Italy, Spain, Slovakia, Japan, South Korea, and the United States. Dr. Yang has given a recital in Jordan Hall, Malá sála Slovenská filharmónia, Palau de la Música, Auditorium di Bolzano, Auditorium Santa Chiara, Teatro Civico di Vercelli, Casa de Música, Willams Hall, Murphy Hall, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Kobe Bunka Hall, and the City of Rancho Mirage Public Library. In Korea, he won the Grand Prize at The Segye Times Piano Competition in Seoul, and the company sponsored his solo recital appearance in Kumho Arts Hall after thirteen years later commemorating its twenty-fifth anniversary. While he was studying in Seoul National University, he moved to Boston receiving New England Conservatory Merit Awards and Scholarships to study with Wha Kyung Byun. He won the third prize at the Johann Nepomuk Hummel International Piano Competition in Bratislava and the second prize at the International Competition of Piano Performance Florestano Rossomandi in Foggia. Recent Dr. Yang’s selected concerts are Guest Artist Recital Series at JCC on the Palisades, Tenafly, the Distinguished Artist Concert at Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Music Center, the DeMenna Center for Classical Music in New York, and BridgMusik Festival at Union Arts Center, Sparkill. Dr. Yang has performed as a concerto soloist with Slovenská filharmónia, the Classical Notes Philharmonic, BridgeMusik festival faculty artists chamber ensemble, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Symphony Orchestra, SNU Symphony Orchestra, and Park Avenue Chamber Orchestra.

He grew up listening to a variety of musicians and genres that have played an influential role in shaping their signature sound. Now, as a well-respected Musician, they aim to offer something different and unique to their fans by creating and sharing original music.

Dr. Yang's wide range of repertoires includes chamber ensemble for brass, woodwind, and string. In the BridgeMusik festival, he has participated in chamber ensembles concert with Tanya Witek, Krystof Witek, Madeleine Golz, Marji Danilow, Frederick Zlotkin, Désirée Elsevier, Vincent Lionti, Danny Mui, and Halley Gilbert. In addition, He works as a collaborative pianist with diverse artists, such as a conductor, David Jeong; a soprano, Julie JungHwa Park, Sodam Jeon; a cellist, Karen Poleshuck; a violinist, Yong Tae Kim; and a flutist, Katharine Sun Cho. In addition, he collaborates with Chris Leslie, Dan Peck, Jerry Bryant, and Gilles Bernard in Jersey City. Since February 2016, he worked at the Thurnauer School of Music as a collaborative pianist. He has had the pleasure of collaborating with young prodigies.

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