Music Ministry events
Thursday, November 27th 12:00 am
Hyeon Jeong, the first prize winner of the Fort Wayne National Organ Competition and the Flint International Organ Competition, holds the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Organ Performance from the University of Michigan, where she was granted the Regent Fellowship. During her doctoral study she was appointed as a Teaching Assistant of the Organ Department and since graduation has taught at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis. In 1998, she was appointed Associate Organist and Choirmaster at Saint Michael and All Angels Church in Dallas, one of the largest Episcopal churches in the United States.
She has received numerous awards and honors such as the Rackham Grant and Dean’s Grant from the University of Michigan, the Graduate Scholarship from the University of Cincinnati, and the President Honor Scholarship from Yonsei University. Her other awards in organ performance include the top prize in the Mader National Organ Competition and the runner-up prize in the Dublin-Ireland International Organ Competition. She also received a medal as one of four Lauréats in the Concours International d'Orgue Grand Prix de Chartres, and was invited to the Premier Concours International d'Orgue de la Ville de Paris-France and the Odense-Denmark International Organ Competition.
Dr. Jeong keeps an active recital schedule, including performances for the opening concert at the AGO Region IX Convention, St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City, Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago, St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco, Christ Church Cathedral in New Orleans, St. John’s Cathedral in Cleveland, Aeolian Hall in London, Ontario, the University of Evansville, and other concert halls and churches in Cleveland, Dallas, San Jose, Cincinnati, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Akron, Lakewood, Flint, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Pontiac, Charlottesville, and Seoul, Korea. In addition to giving many organ recitals, she actively performs on harpsichord as both soloist and ensemble member. Her performances have been featured on many broadcasts including NPR's nationally broadcast Pipedreams.