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A Korean-born pianist E-NA SONG enjoys communicating audiences with her passionate playing. Her musicality with creative interpretations and her thoughtful programming attracts audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
She has appeared in venues such as Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Han Gang Grand Hall at Gang Dong Arts Center, as well as in Europe, including Poland and Spain. Garnering prizes in international competitions, notably American Protégé International Piano Competition and International Keyboard Odyssiad Competition in Colorado, Dr. Song has appeared as soloist performing with Torun Symphony Orchestra in Poland and Mostly Philharmonic Orchestra in her native country, South Korea.
In addition to giving solo recitals, Dr. Song is an avid chamber musician. Her love of collaboration started at the age of eight when she accompanied all the singers and instrumentalists for talent shows at her elementary school. She played with the choirs at her Sunhwa Arts high school and Seoul National university. The Eastman School of Music has provided the optimal place for her to deepen her experience in and knowledge about collaboration. During 6 years of her Graduate Award at Eastman, she has worked exclusively with singers and instrumentalists and performed a wide range of repertoire, ranging from J.S. Bach to Verne Reynolds and other contemporary composers. She continues to collaborate with instrumentalists and singers as a freelancer collaborative pianist in the New York area.
She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Piano in Seoul National University in 2012, studied with Professor HyunBae Kim. She moved to the U.S. to continue her music studies at the Eastman School of Music for her Master's degree (2012-2014) and Doctorate degree in Performance and Literature (2014-2019) under the tutelage of Professor Rebecca Penneys.
Dr. Song currently is a Piano Instructor at Roberts Community Music School and the Hochstein School, and concurrently, she holds an accompanist position at Eastman Community Music School in Rochester, NY.