DM, University of North Carolina
Pianist Minjung Seo has earned critical acclaim as a collaborative pianist and a soloist. She was praised as “a fine touch and great sensitivity” by Chatham Star Tribune and “brilliant” by New & Record. As a recipient of the Samuel Sanders Collaborative Pianists Award, Seo has participated as a pianist in multiple performances at the Lincoln Center. In 2016, award-winning group, Duo Respiro, Seo and soprano Kye-hyun Kim made a debut recital in Carnegie Hall and concertized in prestigious venues in the U.S. and Korea. She has been invited as an artist-in-residence in summer festivals, Bowdoin International Music Festival, the Banff Centre, Music Academy of the West, and Aspen Music Festival. Seo received her doctoral degree from University of North Carolina with Andrew Harley, a master’s degree in collaborative piano from the Juilliard School with Margo Garrett and Jonathan Feldman, and other degrees from Indiana University and Yonsei University. Currently Seo serves as a collaborative piano faculty member at Auburn University and previously was a member of music faculty at Western Illinois University, Bennett College, and University of North Carolina School of the Arts.