Ji-Hye Jung


Ji-Hye Jung

Senior Lecturer for PianoDepartment Keyboard Studies

Ji-Hye Jung performs as a soloist and chamber musician. Her international career began when she won second prize at the 10th International Mozart Competition in Salzburg in 2011. She has been a piano lecturer at the Mozarteum University Salzburg since 2019 and completed her artistic habilitation in 2023.

She has performed as a soloist with the Camerata Salzburg under the direction of Dennis Russell Davies in the main hall of the Mozarteum, in the Berlin Philharmonie with musicians from the Deutsche Oper Berlin and at the international music festival "Young Classic Europe" in Passau, the Donauforum Linz, the Seoul Arts Centre and the Sejong Arts Centre in Seoul. She has given numerous solo recitals in Italy, Austria, Korea and Germany, and has performed the complete Mozart oeuvre for piano four-hands with the pianists Ji-Soo Yoo and Jung-Eun Kim in several piano duo cycles.

Ji-Hye Jung received her piano training at Sunhwa Art Middle School, Seoul Art High School and completed her bachelor's degree at Ewha Womans University in Seoul. She studied with Andreas Weber at the Mozarteum University, completed her master's degree with honours in 2009 and the postgraduate course in 2011. She received further musical inspiration from Sergei Dorensky, Andrzej Jasinski, Robert Levin, Gilead Mishory and Angela Hewitt.