FRANCESCA EUNHYANG CHOI
Pianist Francesca Eunhyang Choi is born in 1979 Dae-Gu, South Korea and started to play the piano at the age 7. After meeting Russian pianist Vladimir Polyakov who studied with Gregory Sokolov, one of greatest pianist, under Prof. Morley Khalfin, she studied at St-Petersburg conservatory from 2002-2005. Later studied with Pianist Nina Lelchuk at Aaron Copland school of music, queens college, CUNY in New York. Since the encounter with Vladimir Polyakov and Nina Lelchuk, she is strongly influenced by the musical lineage of Russian pianists. Francesca Eunhyang took lessons with Prof. Morey Ritt, Choong-Mo Kang, Evelyn Crochet, Daniel Epstein and Irina Morozova . S She is considered a pianist who pursue her own image, philosophy, and tone of sound that she wants to express as a piano. Unlike many pianist, Francesca Eunhyang takes closet interest mechanism and setup of instruments she plays. She spend times exploring their musical characteristics, consulting and collaborating with piano technicians to achieve her ideal requirements. Her interpretation are creative and highly individual. She has appeared as piano soloist with hermitage orchestra, kapella orchestra in Russia and has performed as soloist in South Korea ,Bulgaria and Austria, Russia and USA Beside concertizing, she is a great demand as a pedagogy. She held the position as adjunct professor in South Korea, the New York conservatory and a member of piano studies in Dae-Gu.