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Biography

British-Korean pianist Minah, based in London, is the recipient of the prestigious Peter Harris Charitable Trust Scholarship. Under the guidance of esteemed mentors Deniz Arman Gelenbe and Gabriele Baldocci, she is pursuing her Master's degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she won The Tim and Jay Newling Scholarship.

Minah's musical journey began in Seoul, where she actively participated in annual concerts and won several competitions first prizes from age 8 to 13. Her performances have graced notable venues such as St John's Smith Square, St James's Piccadilly, Lansdowne Club, Royal Victoria Hotel, St James’s Church in Paddington, Old Royal Naval Chapel in London, Mozarteum in Salzburg, and annual concerts in Seoul. Her versatility extends beyond solo piano performance, as Minah is an active pianist and chamber musician, demonstrating her skill across a spectrum of instruments, vocals, and church choir performances. She has seized valuable opportunities to broaden her repertoire, with esteemed musicians such as Pascal Rogé, Enrique Graf, Julian Jacobson, Peter Ovtcharov, Min Kwon and Mikhail Kazakevich.

In addition to her performance, Minah is dedicated to the study of piano pedagogy and advanced instrumental teaching. As an experienced and affable piano teacher, she has imparted her knowledge in both one-to-one and group settings at institutions at Greenwich Music School. Her teaching approach is bespoke, tailoring lessons to each student's unique abilities, goals, and aspirations. Minah is fueled by a profound passion for sharing her musical expertise and nurturing the next generation of musicians.

"Our three boys absolutely love learning piano with Minah. She tailors her lessons to their different learning styles and she always keeps it fun and full of energy.

She has inspired them and now they play the piano at home all the time!"

- Naomi, Students' mum -

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