Heasook Rhee

College Faculty:
Collaborative Piano: Instrumental, Chamber Music

College Faculty:
Collaborative Piano: Instrumental, Chamber Music

Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degree, University of Michigan
Diploma, Professional Studies, The Juilliard School
Bachelor of Music degree, magna cum laude, Seoul National University

Eugene Bossart, Samuel Sanders (Accompanying)
Jacob Lateiner, Rosina Lhevinne, Howard Aibel (Piano Solo)
Felix Galimir, Menahem Pressler (Chamber Music)

With violinists Ivry Gitlis, Ilya Grubert, Mitchell Stern, and Peter Zazofsky; cellists Jiri Barta, Marcio Carneiro, Charles Curtis, Karine Georgian, Ralph Kirshbaum, Samuel Mayes, Nathaniel Rosen, Jeffrey Solow, Jian Wang, and Tilmann Wick; flutist Julius Baker; saxophonist Harvey Pittel; and singers Simon Estes, Nicolai Gedda, Hans Choi, and Youngok Shin

Career Highlights
Appearances in Stern Auditorium and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, New York; Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; Rackham Auditorium, Ann Arbor; Schauspielhaus, Berlin; Alte Oper, Frankfurt; Beethovenhaus, Bonn; Residenz, Munich; Regensburg; Dortmund; Hannover; Baden-Baden; St. John Smith Square, London; Dublin Salle Gaveau, Paris; Tonhalle, Zurich; Brussels; Italy; Norway; Morocco; Algeria; Tunisia; New Zealand; Australia; Hong Kong; Korea; Central America; Canada

Berlin International Festival, Weilburg Festival, Germany; Quincena Musical Festival, San Sebastián, Spain; Festival Musical, Cuernavaca, Mexico; Great Mountain Festival (2011); American Cello Congress (1984 and 1990), Tempe, Arizona; Piatigorsky Seminars (1984–93), Los Angeles

Radio Broadcasts
NDR, SDR, BR, SR, SWF (Germany); DRS (Zurich); WGBH (Boston); WNYC (New York); WGTS (Washington, D.C.)

Recordings and Publications
Cello Sonatas of 1948: Carter, Poulenc, Miaskovsky, Tilmann Wick, cello; Heasook Rhee, piano (MD+G, Germany; distributed by Koch International)

The Art of Instrumental Accompanying (2012, Carl Fischer), Chinese translation (2015, Beijing Central Conservatory Publisher), Korean translation (2016, Jieum Publisher)

Master Classes
Boston University; Curtis Institute; Indiana University; the Juilliard School; University of Houston; Beijing Central Conservatory, Shanghai Conservatory, Shenyang Conservatory in China; National Taiwan Normal University, Tainan University, Tunghai University in Taiwan; KNUA, Seoul National University, Yonsei University, and numerous universities in Korea

Summer Courses
Marktoberdorf, Germany; Courchevel, France; Burg Feistritz, Austria; The Castleman Quartet Program, Fredonia, New York; and the Icicle Creek Summer Academy, Leavenworth, Washington

Students’ Achievements
Received the 3rd prize at the 2018 Salieri-Zinetti International Chamber Music; the top prizes of the 2016 VIVO International Music Competition; the 2015 Plovdiv International Chamber Music Competition; the Collaborative Artist 2015 Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition; the 2010 Vittorio Gui Chamber Music Competition, Florence, Italy; the 1996 Yellow Spring Chamber Music Competition; the 2006–08 and 2010–15 Artur Balsam Duo Competitions

Appointed to teaching and staff positions at Shanghai Conservatory; Indiana University Bloomington, Rice University, Montclair State, Oberlin, and New York University; and Korean National University of Arts, Yonsei University, and Ehwa University in Korea

A member of the Manhattan School of Music faculty since 1998, Ms. Rhee was formerly on the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin and the Detmold Musikhochschule.

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