Heasook Rhee with violinist Ilya Grubert
Heasook Rhee with violinist Ilya Grubert
Heasook Rhee, pianist, Jian Wang, cellist
Heasook Rhee with cellist Jian Wang
Heasook Rhee, Rostropovitch, cellist
Heasook Rhee with Rostropovitch
illustrating for a cellist at the Cello Congress
Concert in St. Sebastian, Spain,  cellist, Tilmann Wick
Concert in St. Sebastian, Spain,  with cellist
Tilmann Wick
Concert with cellist Nathaniel Rosen, Tchaikovsky competition gold medal winner
Concert with Nathaniel Rosen
Trio with violinist Wei He, cellist Nathaniel
Rosen at Icicle Creek 2007
이 혜숙

1998년부터 뉴욕 맨하탄 음대 반주과 교수로 재직중인 피아니스트 이혜숙 교수는 1972년에
서울음대를 수석 졸업,총장상을 받고 도미하여 장학생으로 쥴리아드에서 피아노 독주로
디프로마를 받았고, 한국인 최초로 앤 아버, 미쉬간 대학에서 반주와 실내악으로 1985년에
박사학위를 받았다.

필라델피아 오케스트라의 수석 첼리스트였던, 고 쌔뮤엘 메이스의 추천으로 1984년에
바이올리니스트 피터 자조프스키의 반주자로 미국에서 데뷔한 연주에서 "현존하는 대부분의
피아니스트를 능가하는 음악성과 재질을가졌다"는 극찬을 받은 뒤 10여년간 세계의 중요 무대인
카네기홀 스턴 오디토리움, 베르린 솨우슈필 하우스, 프랑크푸르트 알터 오퍼, 본 베토벤 하우스,
파리 살가보, 스위스 취리히 톤 할레, 런던 센트 존스 스미스, 베르린국제 음악제, 스페인 퀸체나
무지칼,독일 봐일부르그성 음악제를 비롯하여 유럽, 캐나다, 미국, 중미, 오스트레일리아,뉴질랜드,
홍콩, 알제리아, 튜니지아, 모로코의 중요 연주장에서 연주를 하였다.

반주로 함께 일한 동료중에는 바이올리니스트 이브리 기틀리스, 차이코프스키 콩클 금상을 받은
바이올리스트, 일리아 그루베르트, 같은해 첼로부문 금상을 받은 나타니엘 로젠, 첼리스트 왕 지안,
마르씨오 카르네이로, 찰스 커티스, 틸만 빅, 플룻티스트 쥴리어스 베이커, 성악가 니콜라이 게다,
사이몬 에스테스, 신영옥, 최현수, 김청자, 조규희를 꼽을수 있다. 첼로 반주자로 널리 인정받아,
1984 년부터 1993년까지 피아티고르스키 쎄미나, 로스트로포비치가 회장이었던 1984, 1991 미국
국제첼로 콩그레스에서 초청 반주자로 연주하였고 뉴욕, 보스톤 라디오, 독일의 5대 방송국에서
생방송으로 출연하였으며, 독일의 MD+G사에서 CD가 출반되었다.

1993년부터 5년간 오스틴, 텍사스 대학에서 교수를 역임했고, 독일 데트몰트 음대에 초청교수,
독일, 불란서, 오스트리아 하기 학교와 중국 쉔양 음대, 일본 도호 음대에서 매스터 클래스를 가졌고,
매년 여름 아이씨클 크릭과 이스트만 음대 찰스 캐슬만의 현악 사중주 하기 프로그램에서 실내악을
가르친다.

서울 음대에서는 김순렬 교수에게, 쥴리아드에서는 마담 레빈, 제콥 라타이너, 미쉬간에서는 유진
보사르트 교수에게 사사했다. 영국인 화가 남편 마이클 프라이스 (Michael Price)와 뉴욕 맨하탄에
살고있는 이혜숙은 윤희, 한석 두자녀를 두었다.
Copyright © Michael Price Inc.
2010 Premio Vittorio Gui
Competition for Chamber Music Ensembles

Congratulations to Duo Lee  
Second Prize Winners (no first prize awarded).
Surry Lee is a doctoral student of Heasook Rhee at MSM
and violinist
Christel Lee a student of Kyung Wha Chung at the Julliard School of
Music.

38 groups entered this year.
Dr. Heasook Rhee has been a faculty member in
Piano Chamber Music and Accompanying at the
Manhattan School of Music in New York City since
1998. A leading music publisher in the US, Carl
Fischer Music published her book “The Art of
Instrumental Accompanying” in May 2012. She
taught at the University of Texas at Austin, Detmold
Musikhochschule in Germany, and gave master
classes at universities such as Indiana University in
Bloomington, Boston University, University of
Houston in the US, Beijing Central Conservatory,
Shanghai Conservatory, Shenyang Conservatory
in China, Taiwan National Normal University in
Taipei, Toho School in Japan and Seoul National
University, KNUA, Yonsei and Sungshin University
in Korea.

As a collaborative pianist, Dr. Rhee has performed
with many noted artists of our time, including
violinists Ivry Gitlis, Ilya Grubert, the late Mitchell
Stern, Peter Zazofsky, cellists Marcio Carneiro,
Charles Curtis, Karine Georgian, the late Samuel
Mayes, Nathaniel Rosen, Jian Wang, Tilmann
Wick, tenor Nikolai Gedda, bass-baritone Simon
Estes, soprano Youngok Shin, flutist the late Julius
Baker and saxophonist Harvey Pittel.

Her performances have taken her to many
distinguished concert halls over the world. She
has toured in the United States; performing at the
Stern Auditorium and Weill Recital Hall at the
Carnegie, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Los
Angeles, Boston, Washington D.C., Ann Arbor, and
Houston to name a few. In Germany, she
performed at major venues such as the
Schauspielhaus (Konzerthaus) in Berlin, Residenz
in Munich, Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Beethovenhaus in
Bonn, Baden-Baden, Bremen, Dortmund,
Hannover and Regensburg. Tours included St.
John's Smith Square in London, Salle Gaveau in
Paris, Tonhalle in Zurich, Brussels, Irish Museum of
Modern Art in Dublin, Melba Hall in Melbourne,  
Australia, Canada, Mexico, Tunisia, Algeria,
Morocco, Hong Kong and Korea.

She was Congress Pianist at the 1984, 1990
American Cello Congress in Tempe, Arizona
which was presided by M. Rostropovich and staff
pianist for six consecutive Piatigorsky Seminars in
Los Angeles from 1984 till 1993. She has appeared
as a guest artist at the Berliner Festwochen,
Weilburg Schloss International Festival in Germany,
Quincena Musical, San Sebastian in Spain, Festival
Musical, Cuernavaca in Mexico, Great Mountain
Music Festival in Korea. She recorded on the
German label MD+G, radio stations NDR, SDR,
BR, SR and SWF in Germany, DRS in Zurich, and
broadcasted on WGBH in Boston, WNYC in New
York City, and WGTS in Washington DC.

She has taught at summer programs at Burg
Feistritz Summer Course, Austria, the Bayerische
Musikakademie, Marktoberdorf, Germany,
Courchevel International Summer Course in
France, Icicle Creek Chamber Music Academy,
Leavenworth, WA, and the Castleman Quartet
Program, Boulder, CO.

Her students have won international duo &
chamber music competitions such as Vittorio
Gui in Florence in Italy, Yellow Spring, Coleman
Chamber Music Competition and the Artur Balsam
Duo Competition in the US. Many are actively
performing as collaborative pianists or teaching at
the Indiana University, Bloomington, Oberlin
College, Montclair State University, Rice University
in Houston, Shanghai Conservatory in China and
various universities in Korea.

Dr. Rhee, a cum laude graduate of Seoul National
University, studied piano solo with the legendary
teacher, Rosina Lhevinne, Jacob Lateiner and
accompanying with Samuel Sanders at the Juilliard
School. Her doctoral studies in accompanying was
with Eugene Bossart at the University of Michigan
in Ann Arbor.


The Art of
Instrumental Accompanying:
A Practical Guide for the Collaborative Pianist

Published by Carl Fischer

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concert with Karine Georgian at the 2011 Great Mountain Music Festival, South Korea
After the concert with Karine Georgian at the
2011 Great Mountain Music Festival, South Korea
concert with Karine Georgian at the 2011 Great Mountain Music Festival, South Korea
Concert with Karine Georgian at the 2011
Great Mountain Music Festival, South Korea
With Kyung Wha Chung at the 2011
Great Mountain Music Festival, South Korea
Heasook Rhee
Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music