Teaching Artist - Piano
Dr. Yerin Choi, a native of South Korea, is a dedicated educator and has been teaching piano for more than twenty years to students of a variety of levels and ages. She has taught both individual and group classes in art high schools and universities to music majors and non-major students. She is also grateful to have been chosen as a doctoral Graduate Teaching Assistant for Keyboard Studies at George Mason University while completing her doctoral degree.
An active soloist and chamber musician, Dr. Choi has performed many solo and ensemble concerts across the United States and Korea. She was chosen as a finalist in the Carmel Piano Competition in California, and won top prizes in competitions in Korea as well. Dr. Choi has been selected as a winner of Mason’s annual concerto competition and performed Bach’s Keyboard Concerto in D Minor with the Mason Symphony Orchestra in 2016. Additionally, she was invited to perform as a piano concerto soloist with the Friends & Family Chamber Orchestra in 2017. She was also selected to perform as a solo pianist in Mason’s Grand Piano Celebration, Arts by George, and numerous additional performances at George Mason University. She is currently a member of the Ahrya Trio performing in Washington D.C area.
Dr. Choi completed her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at Ewha Womans University in Korea, and earned her Master of Music degree in Piano Performance at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. At USC, she studied under the guidance of Dr. Stewart Gordon. Dr. Choi recently earned a Doctor of Musical Arts with a concentration in Piano Performance at George Mason University under the tutelage of Dr. Linda Apple Monson.
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