Missouri State University

Department of Music {expression + innovation + excellence} 

Dr. Hye-Jung Hong

Hye-Jung Hong

Email

Phone

417-836-6547

(work)

Office

Ellis Hall 212

Department

Music

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Music
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897 work
Associate Professor

Education

  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, Piano Performance
  • Master of Music, Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, Piano Performance
  • Bachelor of Music, Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, Piano Performance

Teaching

  • MUS 137 Piano Class I
  • MUS 138 Piano Class II
  • MUS 151 Piano
  • MUS 138 Piano Class II
  • MUS 151 Piano
  • MUS 251 Piano
  • MUS 351 Piano
  • MUS 451 Piano
  • MUS 498 Senior Recital-Piano
  • MUS 751 Piano
  • MUS 790 Research Project
  • MUS 798 Graduate Recital- Piano

Research and professional interests

Since giving her debut at the Palace of Arts in Seoul, Korea, Hye-Jung Hong has performed in recitals in Germany, Holland, Italy, Malaysia and Canada. In the U.S., she has appeared as concerto soloist with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and has given numerous solo and collaborative concerts. She has performed at the Missouri Music Teachers Association State Convention, and has appeared on concert series in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. In 2004, she appeared as guest artist at the Amadeus Piano Festival in Oklahoma.

Dr. Hong has received critical praises for the artistry of her performances. Her playing has been described as “full of energy and electricity that stimulates the Korean musical world.” (Piano Eum-Ak) In 1999, she was invited to present a series of solo recitals in Andernach, Venkaster-Kuse and Ramstein, Germany. The newspaper Die Rheinpfalz praised the “musicality, crystal clearness and elegance” of her performances.

Dr. Hong has studied with internationally acclaimed musicians Julian Martin, Leon Fleisher, Daewook Lee, Yong Hi Moon and Dominique Weber. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Peabody Conservatory. Currently she is Assistant Professor of Piano at Missouri State University, and serves as Co-Vice President of Auditions for the Missouri Music Teachers Association.

Awards and honors

Inducted Faculty Member, Pi Kappa Lambda, Missouri State University, 2005