32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Ji Hyang Gwak

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Applicant Details


First Name
Ji Hyang


Date of Birth
16 Dec 1991


Permanent Address
Machance APT #501, 76, Myeongdal-ro 4gil, Seocho-gu
Seoul 137-867

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Piano Quintet

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 17 in G major K453

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Audition video


Born in Seoul, pianist Ji-Hyang Gwak began her piano studies at the age of seven. She continued her studies at Sunhwa Arts Middle and High school. She graduated summa cum laude from Seoul National University in February 2014, where she studied with Professor Hie-Yon Choi. Ji-Hyang has won prizes in various competitions such as 39th Joongang Music Concours, Korea-German Brahms Associations Concours, etc. She performed in the 2012 University of Cincinnati College of Music PRAGUE Summer Academy in the Czech Republic and in the 2015 University of Florida International Piano Festival (UFIPF) in Gainesville, Florida as well. She also performed in Jancheon Art Hall with Bucheon Chamber Orchestra and as a soloist in Mozart Hall, Jungam Art Hall in Seoul. Ji-Hyang was the winner of the Eastman School of Music Concerto Competition in 2014 and performed with Eastman Philharmonia in the Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. She has performed in numerous master classes for renowned artists such as Yoheved Kaplinsky, Robert Roux, Elisabeth Pridonoff and Yoshikazu Nagai. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Music in Piano Performance and Literature with Professor Natalya Antonova in Eastman School of Music.


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