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​Korean-born pianist Dr. E-NA SONG is a soloist, collaborative pianist, and educator. As a pianist, she has performed throughout the United States, Poland, Spain, Austria, and Korea and recently appeared in the Fringe Music Festival, Carnegie Weill Recital Hall, New York State Fair, Kilbourn Hall and Hatch Hall in Eastman School of Music, Barness Hall in the University of South Florida, and the Performance Hall in the Hochstein School. 


Dr. Song loves presenting a variety of music and styles to audiences. Last spring in 2023, she was featured on Live from Hochstein on WXXI Classical 91.5 FM, with a program including dance-inspired music by Beethoven, Kodály, Liszt, and Albright, “Celebration of Dance.” She brought the heartwarming and cheerful dance program to other communities, including Savanah in Georgia, Edwardsville in Illinois, and Rochester in New York. This summer in 2023, she world-premiered well-known American composer Kenneth Frazelle’s new solo work, “Notes for Him,” during the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival in Tampa, Florida. 


Dr. Song also enjoys collaborating with other musicians for a variety of programs. She collaborated with Dr. Joanna Hyunji Kim, a soprano, for a classical soprano concert, “Returning Home,” in the Carnegie Weill Recital Hall with a wide range of music by Schubert, Schumann, Wolf, Debussy, Sibelius, Cipullo, and Won-Ju Lee, as well as Korean folk songs. She brought Korean folk music, such as Bird Song (새타령) and Milyang Arirang (밀양아리랑), and Korean art songs, such as Pear Blossom Rain (이화우) and In Flowery Clouds (꽃구름속에), to Asian Day in New York State Fair in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Song’s recent programs include “Songs to Drink Wine To,” with Sophia Mostafa, a soprano, at the Rochester Fringe Festival in Rochester, New York, featuring Puccini, Caballero, Satie, and more music.  


Dr. Song gave a faculty recital at Nazareth University with her colleague, Dr. Koki Tanaka, a violinist, “Teacher, Student, and a Virtuoso,” including music by Lekeu and Franck. They performed Lilli Boulanger’s music for Women in Music Festival, broadcast on WXXI Radio, Live from Hochstein. Also, they appeared in the Brockport Fine Arts Series at SUNY Brockport, including music by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Beach, and a living composer Tyler Kline. 


Dr. Song served as a collaborative pianist for the Artistic Flutist Institute for two consecutive years, Eastman Summer Horn Institute, and Eastman Summer Tuba/Euphonium Institute for the Eastman School of Music Summer@Eastman program. 


Dr. Song is an Adjunct Faculty at Rochester Institute of Technology and Roberts Wesleyan University. She maintains a big studio as a piano faculty in the Hochstein School of Musicians and Roberts Community Music School. She concurrently holds a collaborative pianist position at SUNY Geneseo, Nazareth University, and Eastman Community Music School. She enjoys administrative work as the Assistant Director of the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival every summer in Florida. 


Dr. Song studied with Sun Hee Choi and Kyung Bin Kim at Sunhwa Arts and High School. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Seoul National University, the most prestigious university in South Korea, under Professor HyungBae Kim. She completed her Master’s and Doctorate of Music in Piano Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music under the tutelage of Professor Rebecca Penneys.  

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