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Dr. Se-Hee Jin has been acclaimed for her keen musical intelligence and exquisite sensitivity. Dr. Jin is Assistant Professor of Piano at Texas Tech University, having joined the faculty in 2022. She has concertized and taught throughout the United States, Canada, Italy, China, and Korea.
As a solo pianist, Dr. Jin has been featured in various recitals, including concerts at the Weill-Carnegie Hall, Kaufman Music Center, Bentley Recital Hall, and Seiji Ozawa Hall. She participated in the Tanglewood Music Festival as a recipient of the Leonard Bernstein Fellowship and the Banff Summer Arts Festival in Canada. She has performed a broad range of repertoire from Baroque to the music of our times, continuing her solo projects on The Art of Fugue by J. S. Bach and music written by Russian Romantic composers and American living composers. Dr. Jin has also presented her collaborative performances with distinguished musicians in the United States and abroad. She has appeared in Backstage Pass on WXXI-FM Classical 91.5, Women in Music Festival, Festival of Contemporary Music, and various chamber music concerts.
As a founder and artistic director, Dr. Jin has presented two new music concert series - American Living Composer Series for composer portrait recitals and N (AND) Series for solo piano music representing two different nationalities. The concert series featured the music of Pulitzer Prize winners and leading composers, including John Harbison, Charles Wuorinen, Louis Karchin, Zhang Zhao, and Tan Dun. She has presented the concert series in several venues in the New York and Oklahoma areas. The concert series was supported by universities and the regional art council.
Dr. Jin has performed and given master classes in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Texas, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Canada, Italy, China, and Korea. She holds the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Piano Performance and Literature (Minor in Music Theory) from the Eastman School of Music. She graduated from Ewha Womans University (Seoul, Korea) with a Bachelor of Music degree. Prior to her appointment at Texas Tech University, she taught at Oklahoma State University and the University of Rochester.