Hyeyoung Song, Pianist

May 24, 2008


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“Dr. Song is a very inspirational piano teacher. After taking this class, I’ve grown to love playing the piano!-not just for grade. She has incredible patience and knowledge. I enjoyed every piano lesson taken with her. I grew so much musically and personally through her teaching!”

“Dr. Song is an amazing teacher! She was so insightful and really cared about my progress in piano. She always gave me good advice on how to improve my playing and I have substantially improved with these tips. She showed that she believed in me as a pianist and person by always encouraging me. This helps my confidence in piano and in myself.”

“Dr. Song is An exceptional teacher. I love coming to class and feel let down when the class was cancelled by weather. I am no virtuoso and I love THIS CLASS! Her enthusiasm and vivacity brighten even my darkest day.”



As a dedicated and gifted teacher, Song always inspires her students to achieve their highest potential through her warm personality and insightful approach. She has taught music major and non-music major students at the University of Texas at Austin as a Teaching Assistant, under the supervision of Sophia Gilmson. During this experience, her teaching abilities were highly acknowledged by both faculty and students. In 2005, Song was selected as the Best Teaching Assistant of the Keyboard Department at University of Texas for William S. Livingston Outstanding Graduate Student Employee Award.

Song previously served on the music faculty at the North Central Texas College, the Central Texas College, the University of Texas Piano Project and Orpheus Academy of Music. Over the past several years, she has been invited to present recitals and master classes in Southwestern University, Texas Women’s University, Ewha Woman’s University, Central Texas College, North Texas College and Stony Brook international piano festival in New York. Song served as a juror at music competitions such as Plano Music Teachers Association Piano Competition, Fort Worth Music Teachers Association Piano Competition, Texas Music Teachers Association Piano Competition and the TCU/PianoTexas Concerto Competition. She is an active member of the College Music Society, Music Teachers National Association, Texas Music Teachers Association and Dallas Music Teachers Association.

Song joined Weatherford College in 2007 where she is a Professor of Piano and Artist-in-Residence. She is the founder & director of Weatherford College Chamber Music Ensemble, Weatherford College International Piano Competition and Gracepoint Media Classics Concert Series. In 2019, Song was honored with the title “Master Pianist” by Weatherford College in acknowledgement of her contributions and dedication as a performer, educator and music administrator.

Visit the Facebook page “Weatherford College Dr. Song’s Piano Studio”

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