Minyoung Kang, Piano
Pianist Minyoung Kang has performed in concerts and recitals throughout the United States, France and South Korea, at venues that include Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Château de Fontainebleau, and the Sejong Center M Theater. A prize winner at both the J.C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition and the Artur Balsam Duo Competition, Kang has also been recognized with numerous awards and scholarships, including the Talisman Energy Emerging Artist Award, Kraeuter Musical Foundation Award, Prix special du Directeur and Prix de Musique de chambre from Ecoles D’Art Americaines de Fontainbleau, the Renee and Richard Hawley Scholarship and the Manhattan School of Music’s President’s Award Scholarship. In summers past, she served as a Collaborative Piano Fellow at the Music Academy of the West, and as a Vocal Piano Fellow at both SongFest and Aspen Music Festival and School, having studied closely with Graham Johnson, Alan Smith, Jonathan Feldman and Andrew Harley. She has also worked as a collaborative pianist at several other summer music festivals, such as Ecoles D’Art Americaines de Fontainbleau, Banff International Music Festival, and Great Mountain International Music Festival.
Kang holds a Master of Music (MM) from Eastman School of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) from Manhattan School of Music. She is currently a Collaborative Piano Fellow at the Yale School of Music, where she works with instrumental students in recitals, lessons, and master classes, while also providing rehearsal coaching.