Senior Professor of Piano, Coordinator of Class Piano
The University of Tennessee
336 Natalie L Haslam Music Center
1741 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996-2600
Eun-Suk Jung, a native of South Korea, holds an undergraduate degree from Korea and the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in piano performance from West Virginia University, where she also studied organ and harpsichord. Her doctoral research project was studying university level of class piano curricula in the United State and Korea. The dissertation title was Promoting Comprehensive Musicianship in Keyboard Harmony Classes. The purpose of this study was to suggest a more standardized approach to class piano instruction and modifications to class piano curricula that widen the focus of the course content, without sacrificing the development of the specialized keyboard skill that forms the core of the class. She has been teaching college level of class piano for many years as well as music theory, ear training, and applied piano.
She has won numerous competitions in the United States and in Korea, such as the Music Teachers National Association Yamaha Competition, WVU Young Artists Competition, the Pittsburgh Concert Society Major Music Competition and Young Artist Competition. She has performed solo piano recitals in Frostburg University and Allegany College in Maryland, West Virginia University and was invited to 14th Season Music at Penn Alps for a Solo Piano Concert, Grantsville, Maryland. In addition to her solo work, Jung is a collaborative artist, works with professional musicians with various types of formation on recitals. She continues to perform in a variety of venues.
Jung is a Coordinator of Class Piano at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is Vice President of KMTA and organist/pianist at Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church in Knoxville.
- D.M.A. in Piano Performance – West Virginia University (2004)
- M.M.in Piano Performance – West Virginia University
- B.M. in Piano Performance – Mokwon University