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Korean-born pianist Hyeree Chung Roux grew up in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, and went on to earn her Bachelor of Music at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music under Robert Roux and Master of Music at the University of Minnesota under Lydia Artymiw.  She swept top prizes in competitions across the Midwest including the Schubert Club, Minneapolis Thursday Musical Club, Music Teachers National Association Baldwin and Yamaha competitions, Minnesota Music Teachers Association Young Artists competition.  Her performances have spanned various places across the United States, Canada, and Europe.  As a member of the International Certificate for Piano Artists, she studied under the world’s most renowned concert and recording artists, including Philippe Entremont, Jean-Philippe Collard, and Michel Béroff.  She also received instruction from many esteemed teachers including Abbey Simon, Eugene Pridonoff, Ian Hobson, Logan Skelton, Luiz de Moura Castro, Vit Gregor, Nelson Delle-Vigne Fabbri, Stéphane Lemelin, David Lively, Jack Winerock, Jane Allen, Emilio del Rosario, and Aiko Onishi.  Her most notable performances include those that took place by special invitations at the museum Villa Bertramka in Prague, where Mozart resided when he composed Don Giovanni, and at the École Normale de Musique in Paris, founded by the legendary Alfred Cortot.

 

Mrs. Roux has a great passion for teaching. While at the University of Minnesota she was the teaching assistant to the notable pedagogue Rebecca Shockley, a contributor to the Piano Discoveries series.  She was a beloved teacher at the St. Joseph's School of Music in St. Paul and the Maryland Conservatory of Music before moving back to Houston, where she now enjoys her dual career as teacher and performer. 

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