I’m looking forward to experiencing Australian culture for the first time, and hopefully getting to sightsee a little bit. I also would really love to try Vegemite.
Bostonian pianist Seho Young holds a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) from Princeton University and a Master of Music from Yale School of Music. His mentors include Boris Berman and Francine Kay, and he has participated in masterclasses with Stanislav Ioudenitch, Angela Hewitt, Jeffrey Kahane and William Grant Naboré.
Seho has appeared on stages internationally, from Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center to venues in Japan, Italy, Poland, Switzerland and the Netherlands. He has performed as a soloist with the Louisiana Philharmonic, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, Brockton Symphony Orchestra, Princeton University Orchestra and the Northwestern Baroque Music Ensemble.
On a tour hosted by the International Holland Music Sessions, he gave solo recitals across Europe in such venues as The Royal Concertgebouw and the Philharmonic Hall in Bratislava. Seho is also a passionate composer and arranger, writing original works for orchestra, film and musical theatre, spanning a range of genres and ensembles, from piano and string quartet to bands and acappella groups.
He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts at Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music in Illinois, studying piano with James Giles.
2023 Competition Performances
2023 Competition Repertoire
Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital
No.5 in E♭ minor. Appassionato
Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital
II. Andante cantabile
III. Allegretto grazioso
Semi Final Round
Semi Finals Round 1: 70-Minute Recital
VI. Tempo di Gavotta
Semi Final Round 2: Chamber Music
I. Allegro, ma non troppo
II. Improvisation. Andante cantabile
III. Finale. Andante – Allegro
No.3 Schön Rosmarin
II. Allegro scherzando
IV. Allegro mosso
Final Round 1: Concerto 1800 and Earlier
Final Round 2: Post 1800 Concerto
III. Rondo. Allegro non troppo