Pianist Inyoung Huh performs Beethoven: Andante Favori in F; Liszt: Tre Sonetti di Petearca; Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6.
Inyoung Huh made her debut as a soloist with the Korean Youth Symphony Orchestra, playing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 at age 16. As one of the youngest pianists to win the first prize at the JoongAng Daily Music Competition, the most prestigious competition in Korea, Huh received immediate recognition as a promising young artist. She continued to receive many prizes and awards, including the first prize at the Corpus Christi Young Artists International Competition and first place at the USC Concerto Competition. As an active chamber musician, she has collaborated with artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Ronald Leonard, Donald McInnes, Giora Schmidt, Ida Levin, and Philippe Bernold. Her recitals and performances have been heard on Sundays Live on K-Mozart and KUSC in Los Angeles, WGBH in Boston, KBS in Korea, and NHK in Japan. Huh started piano studies at age five in her native Korea, received her bachelor of music degree from the Seoul National University, and earned her master of music degree from the New England Conservatory, with academic honors and distinction in performance. In May 2005, she received a doctor of musical arts in piano performance from the University of Southern California, with minors in music history and literature, music education, and keyboard collaborative arts.