Korean-Canadian pianist Dr. Haewon Yang has been recognized for her colorful and sensitive performances. As an avid performer and collaborative musician, she is a sought after for her flexibility across different genres and carefully studied interpretations. She has won top prizes in Canadian national competitions such as the Shean Piano Competition and Canadian Music Competition, as well as the Indiana University Concerto Competition and the Indianapolis Matinee Musical Competition.
Haewon has been a guest artist at the Yemel Philharmonic Society in Toronto, Canada, Concordia Wilmington Concert Series in Wilmington DE, and the Indiana Landmarks Center in Indianapolis, IN, with performances across North America and Europe. Her doctoral research was on the piano compositions of child composers, which includes the works of the prodigious composer and pianist Emile Naoumoff.
Haewon holds degrees from the University of Toronto and the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and studied with Paulette Price, Marietta Orlov and Arnaldo Cohen. She is currently the Adjunct Professor of Piano at the Indiana University East music department in Richmond, IN, and lives in West Lafayette, IN with her husband Brian.
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