Hee Jung Kang has appeared extensively in solo recitals and chamber music concerts throughout the United States and Korea. As a soloist and a collaborative pianist, she has performed in prominent concert venues including Carnegie Hall, Chicago Performing Arts Center, and PickStaiger Concert Hall sponsored by the Korea Times and Korea Central Times in Midwest areas. She has been a featured soloist with Northwest Chamber Orchestra, Northwestern Philharmonia Orchestra, the Village Philharmonia Symphony Orchestra, and the University of Florida Symphony Orchestra. Her piano trio was invited to perform with an orchestra and performed extensively in the setting of masterclasses with prominent musicians including Menahem Pressler, Peter Slovik, and Colorado Quartet. She is known as a renowned clinician, adjudicator, and teacher. Many of her students have won statewide competitions and have been accepted into prestigious music schools.
A native of Korea, Hee Jung Kang received her first piano lessons at the age of four, and she won the Korean Young Artist Piano Competition when she was eleven years old. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in piano performance from Ewha University. After she came to the United States, she received her master of music and doctor of music in piano performance from Northwestern University. Among her teachers were Paik Nak Ho, Dennis Moffat, and Dr. David Kaiserman. She also earned a piano performance certificate from the Gnesin Institute of Music in Moscow, Russia studying with a Tchaikovsky International Competition laureate, Arkady Sevidov. While she was in Moscow, she appeared as a guest artist in a concert series of Gnesin Institute of Music.
Dr. Kang is currently on the piano faculty of School of Music at the University of Florida.