hye_yoonAdjunct Instructor of Music

M.M., Oakland University
B.A., Chugye University for the Arts, Seoul Korea

School: School of Humanities
Office: Alumni Music Center 204
Phone: (248) 459.1675
Email: hyoon@rc.edu

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

  • Private Voice
  • Private Piano
 

 

HONORS AND AFFILIATIONS:

  • Grand prize of the Voice Competition held by Korean Voice Association
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (2004, 2005)
  • Outstanding Student in Voice Performance Award (93-94, 94-95) at Oakland University
  • Member of American Guild of Music

 

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:

Previous teaching and professional experience:

  • Rochester College (2000-present)
  • Music director of Korean United Methodist Church (1997–present)

Additional professional experience:

  • Piano Accompanist

 

PERSONAL:

Hye Yoon has been married to Yong Yoon for 28 years. Together, they have one daughter, one son, and a dog, Oobi, who has lived with them for eight years. Hye Yoon does not like to exercise much, but occasionally she likes to go on golf outings with her family. She also attends a yoga class once a week. She really enjoys shopping and talking with her daughter. She also meets up with her friends once in a while to eat delicious foods, watch movies, and go to musicals and operas together. Other things that she likes include the night sky, trees, seas/oceans, flowers, Jesus, people, nuts, jellybeans, seafood, zuppa toscana, and tea.

 

PERFORMANCES:

  • Soloist, Carmina Burana  for the Troy High School Symphony, Gala Concert (2013)
  • Haiti Relief Benefit Concert (2010)
  • Multiple performances with Rochester Symphony, Pontiac Symphony
  • Soloist, Messiah, Livonia Symphony Orchestra (2005)
  • Opera Gianni Schicchi (Lauretta)
  • Opera Cavalleria Rusticana (Santuzza)
  • Musical The Fantastics – (Luisa)
  • Soloist for Oakland Community Chorus, Gloria by Francis Poulenc (1994), Requiem by Johannes Brahms (1993)
  • Young Artist Concert, Oakland University, 1994
  • Young Artist Concert, Chosun Daily Newspaper (1993)