Hyun ji You began studying piano at the age of 8 and from an early age received First Prizes at a number of piano competitions in Korea. At age of 11, she entered Ye Won Middle School, one of the most respected arts school in Korea and in 2002 she entered the prestigious Seoul Arts High School.
In 2004, Ms. You won many prizes from a number of piano competitions which are the Kyung- Won University competition, Eum-Yeon Competiiton, Seygye Ilbo competition, Eum At Chunchu competition and Osaka International Competition. She has participated in festivals including the 13th Euro Music Festival in Prague, Busan International Music Festival, the Spain Tenerife Music Festival, and the Berlin Music Festival.
After graduating from Seoul Arts High School, Ms. You was granted early admission to the Seoul National University for her outstanding academic performance and studied with Prof. Hee Sung Joo.
She got a full scholarship from Indiana University. She graduated Master degree and Artist Diploma studying with Karen Shaw and Jean-Louis Haguenauer. Now, she is studying Doctor Degree at Se jong University at South Korea studying with Prof. Jae HeeHyun. She also teaches at Suwon Woman University and Se jong Conservatory at South Korea as an Instructor and has many recitals and Concerto concert.
SEMIFINAL ROUND I
Haydn Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, Hob.XVI:46
Chopin Ballade No.4 in F Minor, Op.52
Scriabin Sonata No.5, Op.53
SEMIFINAL ROUND II
Rachmaninov Sonata No.2 in B-flat Minor, Op.36 (1913)
Beethoven Sonata in C Major, Op.53 ‘Waldstein’
Schumann Fantasiestücke, Op.12
Scriabin Sonata No.4 in F-sharp Major, Op.30