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A Zoom link will be emailed to the membership the week of the event.

A program presentation will follow the General Meeting. Yoon Huh will present “Athletes and Musicians, Commonalities.”

As a pianist, have you ever thought about the movements made by your 10 fingers each day teaching and performing? Our fingers move far more than any athletes moving their large body parts in 12 months?

Find out the commonalities between the pianist and any athletes and see what physical conditioning is necessary in order to stay in motion for a long period of time. Since pianists require delicate dexterity in all manners of speed and strength, it requires certain training. 

Explore five finger exercises that will help young students to be more flexible and at the same time, increase speed in their playing. Explore repertoires that are fun and strength building.   

Yoon Huh, a gifted teacher who passes down her passion and energy to her students have been teaching for almost four decades.  A graduate of Juilliard Pre-College and a scholarship student of Seymour Lipkin at the Manhattan School of Music (B.M.) holds double Masters degrees from Columbia University (M.A., M.Ed.). A noted adjudicator and workshop presenter is a Founder and Director of PianoTeachers.com.

An active member of MTNA, MSMTA, MCMTA, WMTA  and SMC, Huh has held over ten committee member and chair positions and is presently, the V.P. of the Student Activities for MSMTA. 

Huh has taught at the Columbia University Teachers College, Carnegie Studio and Yamaha Music School. 

When Huh was an advisor for the National Federation of Music Clubs Festival Bulletin in Concerto Division, she gave workshops and performances for Concerto judging. She led a panel of judges in adjudicating skills and improving critiques for students. Huh has also served as an adjudicator at the World Piano Pedagogy Conference Competition in Anaheim. She will also direct the International PianoTeachers.com Competition in October 2020.

Many performances were given with her brothers as the “Auh Trio” in the Metropolitan NYC area, including Steven Tech Institute, St. Patricks Church in NJ, Paul Hall Juilliard School, Hubbard Hall Manhattan School of Music. Carnegie Recital Hall, Carnegie Studio and the Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with the Glens Falls Symphony in NY.

Huh’s special way of teaching has deeply rooted into many students heart, by understanding the beauty, grace and power of classical music. Students leave the studio with depth of knowledge on how to express their thoughts and feelings into music. Teaching each student to be poetic performer is one of the essential key of becoming a fine musician. As a teacher, teaching students the beauty of music is the most precious gift of all.