Meet Kayoung An!

Name: Kayoung Anan
Originally from: South Korea
Last school attended: New England Conservatory
Notable performance: A Carnegie Hall debut in 2013

Kayoung An debuted at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall in 2013. She has appeared with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra at Seoul Art Center in Korea, and the Prodigy Young Concerto Series with the Seoul Symphony Orchestra. For winning the 26th Kumho Young Artist Auditions, Ms. An presented a recital at Kumho Art Center in June of 2013. Korean Magazine Music Today has said, “along with elegance, she has fire.”

Ms. An won the Top Prize in the Korea All-States National Competition at the age of 11. Since then, she has won the Top Prize and the Canadian Contemporary Music Award at the Windsor Kiwanis Festival Competition (2005), Best Concerto Award at the Chatham Kiwanis Music Competition (2004), The Cleveland Institute of Music’s Concerto Competition (2008), the Top Prize in the 15th Darius Milhaud Performance Prize Competition (2008), and First prize at the 1st New York International Artists Association Piano Competition (2013).

Ms. An completed her bachelor’s degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music and completed the Artist Diploma program at the Colburn Conservatory of Music. Ms. An is currently pursuing her master’s degree at the New England Conservatory.

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