Pianist Hyeyoung Song

May 24, 2008


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“Warm, expressive, yet powerful”

“Authenticity, maturity, integrity….and everything!”

“captures audiences’ ears and hearts!”

“A pianist of exceptional sensitivity and a beautiful tone. ”

“Truly magical!”


Pianist Hyeyoung Song, First Prize winner of the Janice K. Hodges Piano Competition, is an active performer who has concertized extensively throughout the United States and Korea, noted for her warm and beautiful tone, tireless energy and great musical temperament.

Her most recent performances included recitals at Carnegie Weil Recital Hall, Ewha Woman’s University, American Church in Paris, Gijon International Piano Festival, Steinway Hall, the Tenri Cultural Institute, Yamaha Hall, LBJ Fine Arts Auditorium, First State Bank Performing Art Center, Margo Jones Performance Hall, Caldwell-Carvey Hall, Sejong Performing Arts Center and Alkek Fine Arts Center Theatre. She has been also invited to present recitals and master classes in 3.15 National Performing Arts Center in Korea, Texas Women’s University, Central Texas College, North Texas College, Southwestern University and Ewha Woman’s University.

Song won the top prizes in competitions including the Janice K. Hodges Contemporary Piano Competition, International Chopin Piano Competition in Corpus Christi, the Sydney Wright Accompanying Competition, and Ewha University Concerto Competition. She has also received the Best Teaching Assistant Award for superior teaching and has been nominated for the William S. Livingston Outstanding Teaching Award from University of Texas at Austin.

She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Ewha Woman’s University where she graduated with highest honors in piano performance, an Artist Diploma from Texas Christian University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Texas at Austin. Her teachers include Gregory Allen, Jose Mendez, Harold Martina, Tamas Ungar, and Mijai Youn. She has also taken master classes with Anne Schein, Aldo Parisot, Miyoko Lotto, Philippe Bianconi, Benedetto Lupo, Krassimira Jordan, Jose Feghali, Robert Blocker and Richard Cass.

In 2016, Song had her international tour which included Paris, Spain, Korea, and gave a sold out concert at Carnegie hall in New York City. She resides in Coppell Texas, with her husband and two children. Since 2007, She has been serving as Artist in Residence at Weatherford College, Texas.

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