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Jae Hwang-Hoesley

Education
BM Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
MM Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
DMA Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University

Courses Taught
Group Piano

About

Korean-born pianist Jae Hwang received her Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University under Samuel Dilworth-Leslie. At Mason Gross, she was recipient of the Joe Scholarship, the Music Excellence, and the Burian Awards for High Academic Achievements.  As a soloist and chamber musician she has performed in music festivals held at Rutgers, Round Top (Texas), Fontainbleau (France), Oriolo Romano (Italy), and in the country of Colombia.  As the recipient of many awards and prizes, she received First-Prize in the Marguerite Downey Memorial Piano Competition, and the Joanna Hodges Piano Competition (Master Class Division), and was the winner of Premio “Etruria” at the Corsi Internazionali “Etruria” in Italy. 

In 1995, Miss Hwang recorded a CD with the marimbist Greg Giannascoli, and performed and taught at I Festival International de Musica in Colombia, South America during the summers of 1995 – 1999.  As a member of the Beijing Piano Quartet, she toured Colombia, receiving an enthusiastic review in El Mundo, as “presenting the best chamber music concert in the history of Medellin.”  In 1998, she gave a debut recital at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall as a winner of Artists International Awards.  In 2000, she worked as a vocal accompanist at Duke University.  Recently, she worked as a vocal coach in the studios of Susanne Mentzer and Neil Rosenshein.  She is currently a faculty member at DePaul University.