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music educator

Un-Young Whang, music educator. Recipient Presidential Award for Excellence in Piano Korean Government, 1968, Competition Winner and scholarship The Juilliard School, 1970. Member College Music Society, Music Teachers National Association (certified).

Background

Whang, Un-Young was born on February 22, 1954 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Came to the United States, 1968.

Education

Bachelor of Music, The Juilliard School, 1978. Master of Music, The Juilliard School, 1978. Master of Education, Columbia University, 1984.

Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1986.

Career

Church pianist, Manhattan Korean Church, New York City, 1972-1974;church pianist, Full Gospel Korean Church, New York City, 1976-1979;pianist, organist, Trinity Korean Presbyterian Church, Woodside, New York, 1981-1983;pianist, organist, Hudson Korean Presbyterian Church, Jersey City, 1983-1986;church pianist, The Korean Church of Queens, Jackson Heights, New York, 1986-1987;piano teacher, Teachers College Community Music Center, New York City, 1984-1987;piano instructor, Columbia University, New York City, 1985-1987;church pianist, Korean Center Covenant Church, Northbrook, Illinois, 1989-1991;assistant professor, Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, 1987-1993;associate professor, Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, 1993-1995;professor, Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, since 1995. Soloist, chamber musician of sacred and classical music.

Membership

Member College Music Society, Music Teachers National Association (certified).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, knitting, stamp collecting, teaching Sunday school classes.

Connections

Parents Sung Soo and Kewha Whang.