Dr. Sukyung Yang

Assistant Professor of Music, Department of Music and Performing Arts

Pianist Sukyung Yang is renowned for her dazzling virtuosity and profound musicality. Her exquisite interpretations of the masterworks by composers such as Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, and Prokofiev have captivated audiences with brilliant performances. Wit a diverse international presence, Sukyung Yang has graced renowned stages across the United States, South Korea, and Germany. Her performances stand as a testament to her dedication to the art of the piano earning acclaim for breathtaking technique and artistry. Dr. Yang hold degrees from The University of Iowa where she earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, a Master of Music in piano performance from Western Illinois University, and a Bachelor of Music in Piano from Gachon University in South Korea. As an active performer she appeared in distinguished music festivals such as Montecito International Music Festival and Aruba Symphony Festival. Beyond her career as a pianist, Dr. Yang is active as both a solo and collaborative artist. Recent accolades include a top prize in collaborative performance at the Southard Music Competition at the University of Northern Colorado. Currently her passion for teaching piano embarked on a new role as an Assistant Professor at Hampton University.