music

Min Kwon

Interim Director, Head of Keyboard, Piano

Professor

Min Kwon received her BM at Curtis Institute of Music and her MM and DMA at the Juilliard School. Her post-doctoral studies have taken her to the University of Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. A Steinway Artist, Kwon is a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. Her professional engagements have taken her to 62 countries and to all 50 states in the US. She has performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, the United Nations in New York, Orchestra Hall in Chicago, the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, Seoul Arts Center in Korea, Borse Saal in Vienna, and Klementinum in Prague. She has performed in the festivals of Aspen, Ravinia, Cape & Islands, Caramoor, Colmar (France), Salzburg and Altenburg (Austria), Kuhmo (Finland), Interlaken (Switzerland), Freiburg (Germany), and Prague (Czech Republic).

Performance highlights include critically acclaimed, sold-out recitals at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall and at London and Sydney's Steinway Hall, Singapore's National University; as well as appearances in Australia, Curacao, Czech Republic, Estonia, Italy, Malaysia, and Norway. Kwon has given over 200 recitals, workshops, and master classes throughout the United States under the auspices of CAMI Community Concerts. She has recorded for BMG/RCA Red Seal and MSR Classics. She is regularly invited to teach by major institutions and festivals around the world, among them the Royal College of Music in London; the Shanghai Conservatory and the Beijing Central Conservatory in China; the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory in Singapore; the Academy of Fine Arts and National University in Hong Kong; Vladmir Feltsman's Summerfest in New Paltz, New York; the AMEROPA International Festival in Prague; the Positano International Festival in Italy; and the Altenburg Music Akademie and MozartFest in Austria. The grand prize winner of Korea’s KBS Emerging Artists Award in 1995, Kwon was also the recipient of The Juilliard School’s Gina Bachauer International Piano Awards, the school’s highest award given to a pianist. She has garnered more than two dozen top prizes in national and international competitions in the United States, Italy, Scotland, and Spain.

  • Expertise

    Piano