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As a piano teacher, I would like to guide my students to be able to experience the beauty of music’s positive power and discover joy in it. A teacher’s thorough assessment and customized approach for each student could lead the student to an optimal progress.
A native of South Korea, pianist Jae Hee Min had entered the Juilliard Pre-College division at an early age and was trained under the tutelage of Herbert Stessin and Seymour Lipkin as the youngest pupil in both studios.
Ms. Min has won top prizes at numerous prestigious competitions around the world, including 1st prize at The Puigcerda International Piano Competition, 1st prize at Carles and Sofia Music Competition, 1st prize at NY International Music Competition, 3rd prize at International Competition OPUS Poland, 1st prize at The NY Korea Times Competition, 1st prize and special prize at Grand Prize Virtuoso International Competition “Bonn” and “Salzburg”, 2nd prize at The Muse International Competition Greece, and 1st prize at Golden Classical Awards International Music Competition.
As an internationally sought-after performer, she has performed at various concert venues around the world, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Seoul National Grand Theater, Yamaha Concert Salon, Hoam Arts Center Seoul, International Performing Arts Center Seoul, Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Musikverein Vienna, Mozart-Haus Vienna, and Mozarteum Salzburg.
Ms. Min has also performed in numerous festivals, including Vienna Concerto Fest, Perugia International Music Festival, and Brevard Music Festival. She had performances with New Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Hudson Philharmonic Orchestra, Rutgers Symphony Orchestra, and is engaged to perform in Italy with an orchestra in 2022 summer.
Ms. Min has received her BM and MM degrees from Manhattan School of Music. After entering Rutgers University in pursuit of Doctor of Musical Arts degree, Ms. Min has studied with Min Kwon, John Perry, and Vladimir Valjarevic. Currently she serves as a piano faculty at Rutgers Community Arts School and Lindeblad School of Music while maintaining a private studio in New York City. She is also a co-founder of musical outreach organization Gatchi and Affeto, and board president of Sunjae Scholarship Foundation.