Dr. Junie Cho

Dr. Junie Cho
First Name: 
Dr. Junie
Last Name: 
Cho
Main Title: 
Lecturer of Collaborative Piano and Class Piano
Office Location: 
Room 423, Broyhill Music Center
Phone Number: 
828-262-7010

Piano, DMA
Pianist Junie Cho has appeared as soloist with orchestras, recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States and in Asia. Her performance of Beethoven's Emperor  concerto with Prime Symphony Orchestra at Merkin Hall in New York City was acclaimed for its "majestic resonance and graceful melodies." The New York debut recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, in the Winners Series of the Artists International Presentations has been followed by continuous engagements of solo recitals and chamber music concerts with partners from the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. As a founding member and principal pianist of the New York Contemporary Music Band, Dr. Cho has given numerous performances of the World and U.S. premieres. Her world premiere presentations include a performance at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, as part of the Fulbright Scholar Program of the U.S. Department of State, and Italian Composers Showcase at the United Nations. After graduating magna cum laude from Seoul National University with the President's Award, she studied at lndiana University, the Mannes College of Music, and Manhattan School of Music where she earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree. Her teachers include Nina Svetlanova, Lilian Kallir, James Tocco, Marylene Dosse, and Claude Frank. Dr. Cho has previously been on the piano faculty at the Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music Diploma Programs in New York, where she also served as Dean of Students. Frequently she is invited to adjudicate competitions and to give masterclasses in various institutions and festivals in the United States and in Korea. She recently returned to her performance and teaching schedules after teaching abroad as Visiting Professor of Piano at Yeungnam University in Korea. Dr. Cho has joined the faculty at Appalachian State University Hayes School of Music in August 2014.