Eugenia Jeong

Eugenia Jeong
Lecturer; Director, Piano Program
eugeniajeong@uchicago.edu

Born and raised in the United States, Eugenia Jeong spent her formative years in South Korea, where she attended the Yewon Arts School and Seoul Arts High School. She holds degrees in Piano Performance from the Eastman School of Music studying with Nelita True and Northwestern University under James Giles, where she completed the doctoral degree in Piano Performance with program honors. She has given solo performances at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, Benaroya Hall in Seattle, the Kennedy Center's Millenium Stage, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago WFMT, and Chicago Symphony Center, to school auditoriums in Bangalore, India and Ben Gurion University in Sde Boker, Israel. She is the recipient of the Nerenburg Award from the 2010 Musicians Club of Women Scholarship Competition and has won top prizes in competitions including the MTNA Young Artist Competition, YoungArts
competition of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, Northwestern University Concerto Competition, Pauline Lindsey Piano Competition, and Thaviu-Isaak Piano Competition. Dr. Jeong currently serves on the faculty of Trinity International University, the Music Institute of Chicago, and was recently appointed as the Director of Piano Studies at the University of Chicago.