Hyeseon Jin, born in Seoul, South Korea, graduated Seoul National University with honors and a full scholarship supported by the Ilju Academy and Culture Foundation. She earned her Master’s Degree and Performer Diploma in Piano Performance from Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University. She is currently a Candidate for D.M. (Doctor of Music) in Piano Performance and Music Literature with two minors, Music Theory and Arts Administration, while receiving full scholarships with a stipend under the guidance of Roberto Plano. Her former teachers are Arnaldo Cohen, Hyoung Joon Chang, and Nohee Kwak.
Jin is actively performing as a soloist and as a collaborative pianist, maintaining regular concert schedules. She won over a dozen top prizes in music competitions domestically and internationally, including the Segye Times Piano Competition (S. Korea), Asia International Chopin Competition (Japan), Kurume International J.S.Bach Music Competition (Japan), LA International Liszt Competition, Kirov International Music Festival Competition(USA), Matinee Musicale Competition(USA), Robert B. Beardsley Piano Prize Competition(USA), Southern Illinois Young Artist Organization Competition (USA), Manhattan International Music Competition (USA), Millersville Keyboard International Piano Competition (USA), Napolinova International Piano Competition (Italy), Liszt Center International Piano Competition (Italy), and Orbetello International Piano Competition (Italy). Also, she was a diploma winner of the Moscow International Chopin Competition (Moscow, Russia).
Franz Schubert—— Piano Sonata in A minor, D 537
Robert Schumann—— Humoreske, Op.20