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HunJu Sohnn

HunJu Sohnn

Piano

HunJu Sohnn, Korean born pianist, has been performing both solo and chamber music concerts throughout the United States as well as in South Korea, Thailand, Costa Rica, England, Germany, France and Switzerland.

Highly appreciated for her qualities in collaborative work,  HunJu has often been invited to appear with various instrumentalists and performed with a wind ensemble called Ensemble Five ±, as well as the European-based Varias Ensemble at the New Year’s Music Festival in Gstaad, Switzerland.  Currently HunJu is part of ArtHuS Piano Trio and they have performed for Tannay Variation Musicale as well as for Foundations such as Engelbert and Niedermeyer Foundations.  She has performed in masterclass for world-famous artists such as Kyung-Wha Chung, Pinkas Zukerman, Tabea Zimmermann, Yuri Bashmet, Nobuko Imai  as well as Yo-Yo Ma, Franz Helmerson, and Ralph Kirshbaum.  She has played for the Prussia Cove Musicians Seminar and has been the pianist/coordinator of the viola class at the Verbier Music Festival and Academy for the past 20 years.  HunJu participated in a television documentary featuring Nobuko Imai, which was distributed world-wide and performed with Ms. Imai for France Musique Radio program during the Verbier Festival.

HunJu Sohnn resides in Geneva, Switzerland and continues to perform in Europe and the US, while holding a teaching position at the Conservatoire Populaire de Musique Danse et Théâtre in Geneva.  She has collaborated on stage with several of the winners of the Geneva International “Concours d’Exécution Musicale”; their performances have been transmitted live for the Radio Suisse Romande. She also participated in studio recordings, most recently in a project of complete works for piano and winds by Francis Poulenc released by Kleos Classics.  HunJu Sohnn received her Master’s degree from New England Conservatory, and holds a Doctoral degree for Piano Performance from Rice University.  Her teachers include John Perry, Russell Sherman and Robert Roux.