Saeha Youn: Music

Canadian pianist Saeha Youn has performed as a recitalist and a chamber musician throughout North America, Europe and Asia. She is a winner of numerous competitions and scholarship awards, including the Canadian Music Competition, MTNA, Kiwanis Music Festival, ALL TV Music Competition, Honam Art Festival.

Saeha participated in the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado as a New Horizons fellow. During this time, she was given opportunity to teach private lessons and master classes through the Passes and Lessons Scholarship Program and Roaring Fork Valley Music Lessons Program. As an Artist Teacher, she has worked with the San Francisco Conservatory and the San Francisco Opera’s Music in the Schools program to support and provide music to the under-served music programs of the Bay Area. Her adjudicating experience includes the Hong Kong Schools Music and Speech Association in Kowloon, Hong Kong, Kiwanis Music Festival in Toronto, Canada, Ontario Music Festivals Association, and Harmonia School of Music in Vienna, USA among many others. Currently, she is on the faculty at The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop in Washington, DC and serves as a pianist and theory instructor at the Children’s Chorus of Washington. Additionally, she holds a private studio of select students around the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Born in South Korea, Saeha started piano lessons at the age of four. She holds degrees from The Taylor Academy for Young Artist at the Royal Conservatory of Music, University of Toronto and San Francisco Conservatory of Music where she obtained her Performance Diploma, Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees. She is a candidate for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Maryland. Her primary teachers have been Boris Lysenko, Marietta Orlov, Yoshikazu Nagai and Mayron Tsong.