Jung-Won Shin

Pianist Jung-Won Shin has appeared as an active solo and collaborative pianist at recitals and concerts in the U.S., Canada, Ireland, and Korea. She has been a prize winner or finalist at several solo, chamber music, and concerto competitions, such as the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, the Annual Kankakee International Piano Concerto Competition, and the Korean Festival Ensemble Chamber Music Competitions. Shin has been featured in international and regional conferences of the College Music Society, the Music in Action Conference in Los Angeles, the Lives of the Piano concert series at the Manhattan School of Music and the Beethoven Sonata Recital Series at the Yamaha Artist Services in New York, the Beethoven Bootcamp in Dublin, Ireland, the Summer Concert Series at Buam Art Hall and the Geumjeong Cultural Center in Korea, and Rising Stars Concerts at the Orford Summer Music Academy and Festival. Her collaborative CDs, Chansons de la Nuit (Centaur Records) with soprano Amy Yeung and Franck and Fauré Sonatas with violinist Sue-Jean Park have been released. Her recent and current projects include a series of recitals on Beethoven’s piano sonatas and concertos, recitals with a musician of traditional Korean woodwind instruments, recitals with violinist Anne-Gaëlle Ravetto and trombonist Douglas Mark, recitals on works written by living American and Korean composers. Shin has earned degrees in piano performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Indiana University, and Seoul National University. She is currently Associate Professor of Music at Delta State University, and President-Elect at the MMTA.