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COLLABORATIVE PIANO EXPERIENCE

            

Yale School of Music, Collaborative Piano Fellow, New Haven, 2017- 2019

             Collaborative pianist for student recitals, lessons, masterclasses

 

Manhattan School of Music, Collaborative Pianist, New York, 2013 - 2017

Official pianist for the entrance auditions; Cello, Flute, and Clarinet

 

Pianist in the studio of David Geber, Julia Lichten, Philippe Muller, Lucie Robert, Laurie Carney,

Laurie Smukler, Todd Phillips, Linda Chesis, Marya Martin, Michael Parloff, Robert Langevin, Charles Neidich, Robert Botti

 

Mannes School of Music, Staff Pianist, New York, 2015 - present

Staff pianist for the entrance auditions, lessons, masterclasses, and recitals 

Aspen Music Festival and School, Vocal Piano Fellow, Aspen, CO, 2017         

             Vocal pianist in coachings, masterclasses and public performances under the tutelage of  Kevin Murphy and Andrew Harley

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Collaborative Piano Residency, Canada, 2016

Collaborative pianist for masterclasses and performances for strings and woodwinds

Naumburg International Cello Competition, Piano accompanist, New York, 2015

One of the recommended pianists

Songfest, Vocal Piano Fellow, Los Angeles, 2014

Vocal pianist in coachings, masterclasses and performances under the tutelage of  

Graham Johnson and Alan Smith

Ecoles D’Art Americaines de Fontainebleau, Collaborative pianist, France, 2012-13

Primary piano collaborator for strings. Responsible for managing all collaborative piano services, playing in lessons, masterclasses, and concerts

Long-thibaud Violin Competition New York Regional, Piano accompanist, New York, 2014

One of the recommended pianists

Great Mountains Music Festival & School, Staff pianist, South Korea, 2014 – 17

             Staff pianist for lessons, masterclasses, and concerts 

 

Doublestop Foundation Competition, Piano accompanist, New York, 2015

             Piano accompanist for all finalists

 

Center of Contemporary Opera, Official audition pianist, New York, 2014

             Official pianist for casting auditions, mostly contemporary operatic repertoire

Opera in the Neighborhood project with the conductor Cesare Civetta, Rehearsal pianist, 2014

             Rehearsal pianist for opera arias and ensemble scenes in a wide range of opera repertoire

Sejong International Music Festival, Staff pianist, Philadelphia, 2013

             Official staff pianist, played in lessons, masterclassses, and concerts

Manhattan Summer Voice Festival, Collaborative pianist, New York, 2011

Official staff pianist, played in masterclasses

 

Music Academy of the West, Collaborative Piano Fellow, Santa Barbara, 2009 & 2010

Collaborative Piano fellow in instrumental accompanying under the tutelage of Jonathan Feldman

ADMINISTRATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Kallos Chamber Music Series, Founder and Artistic Director, 2018- present

             Directed a series of chamber music concerts in New Haven, CT

Innovative Bridge NY, Music Director, 2017 - present

Responsible for all musical preparation, from programming concerts to coaching musicians.

Leonia United Methodist Church, Substitute Music Director, New Jersey, 2016 - 2017

Responsible for all the musical services including the choir rehearsal

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

            

Kraeuter Musical Foundation Award, Manhattan School of Music, 2017

Talisman Energy Emerging Artist Award, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada, 2016

Prix special du Directeur et Musiqe du chamber, Ecoles D’Art Americaines de Fontainebleau, France, 2011

Full scholarship, Manhattan School of Music, New York, 2011-13

President Award Scholarship,Manhattan School of Music, New York, 2010

Renee and Richard Hawley scholarship, Music Academy of the West, , Santa Barbara, 2010

Full Scholarship, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, 2008-10

 

COMPETITION PRIZES

 

J.C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition, 2nd Prize, Purchase, NY, 2015

Flute & Piano duo

Arthur Balsam Duo Competition, 2nd prize, Manhattan School of Music, 2011 and 2015

Flute & Piano duo and Cello & Piano duo

Lillian Fuchs Chamber Music Competition, Winner, Manhattan School of Music, 2013

Piano Trio

  

 

SELECTED CHAMBER MUSIC PERFORMANCES

            

Treetops Chamber Music Society Concert Series, Stamford, CT, 2015

 Flute and piano duo repertoire

Sirotas plays Sirotas, Borden Auditorium, Manhattan School of Music, New York, 2013

Performing Original composition by Dr. Sirotas with faculty members, David Geber, Nicholas Mann, Linda Chesis, Alan Kay, Stephen Taylor

Fontainebleau Music Festival Faculty concert, Chapelle de la Trinité, Château de Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau, France, 2011

Ravel Piano Trio with Herre-Jan Stegenga, Beverley Lunt

Chamber Music Concert, Parc de Bel Ebat, Avon, France, 2011-13

Ecoles D’Art Americaines de Fontainbleau Annual Benefit Concert, The Polish Consulate General and Harvard Club, New York, 2012-13

Young Musician Forum Recital, Nisksyuna Branch Library, Niskayuna, 2012

Violin and piano duo repertoire       

Huntington Library Concert Series, Huntington Library, New York, 2012

Cello and piano duo repertoires

Eastman at Washington Square Concert series, Rochester, 2012

Cello and piano repertoires

Young Artist Concert, Kumho Art Hall, Seoul, 2012

Violin and piano duo repertoire

Seoul Youth Orchestra Chamber Music Concert, Sejong Chamber Hall, Seoul, 2006-07   

 Brahms and Dvorak Piano Quintet

            

PRINCIPAL TEACHERS

 

Heasook Rhee, accompanying professor

Manhattan School of Music, 2011-17

 

Jean Barr, accompanying and chamber music professor

Eastman School of Music, 2008-10

 

Younglan Han, piano professor

Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, 2004-08

 

 

SELECTED MASTERCLASSES

                                       

Bruno Rigutto, Craig Rutenberg, Dominique Merlet, Graham Johnson, Gyorgy Sandor, Jonathan Feldman, Marilyn Horne, Margo Gerret, Lucy Shelton, Philipp Entremont, Thomas Hampson

 

 

EDUCATION

 

             Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY

             Doctor of Musical Arts in Collaborative Piano, 2017.

            

             Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY

             Professional Studies of Certificate in Collaborative Piano, 2011.

            

             Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

             Master of Music in Collaborative Piano and Chamber music, 2010.

            

             Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea

             Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, 2008

©2020 by Min Young Kang

Season 2019-20

Kallos Chamber Music Series: Four Breaths

Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:30PM

New Haven Lawn Club
New Haven, CT

Violin - Piano Duo Rectial 

Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:00PM

Liz Wright, Violin 
Min Young Kang, Piano
Kirkland Village - Auditorium
Bethlehem, PA 

Kallos Chamber Music Series: Simply Intricate

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 7:30PM

Kate Ardnt, violin

Ettore Causa, viola

Guilherme Nardelli Monegatto, cello

Min Young Kang, piano

First Presbyterian Church 

New Haven, CT

Kallos Chamber Music Series: Out of Darkness

Friday, February 21, 2020 7:30pm

Chloë Schaaf, mezzo-soprano

Jordan Bak, viola

Julian Schwarz, cello

Min Young Kang, piano

First Presbyterian Church,

New Haven, CT

Recital with violinist Natasha Korsakova

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 7:30PM

Natasha Korsakova, violin

Min Young Kang, piano

Mark Twain Museum Center

Hartford, CT

Kallos Chamber Music Series: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Date TBA

With Kallos Artistic Advisor Ani Kavafian

Ani Kavafian, violin

Ariel Horowitz, violin

Jordan Bak, viola

Julian Schwarz, cello

Min Young Kang, piano

First Presbyterian Church

New Haven, CT