The Kennedy Center

Dr. Eunmi Ko



Biography

Hailed as “beautiful array of pianistic colors”, “abundance of technique”, “original interpretation”, and “undeniably impressive prestidigitation”, pianist Eunmi Ko (eunmiko.com) concertizes throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Ko performs a wide range of piano repertoire from premieres of new works by living composers to the traditional and rarely played piano works. As an active chamber musician, Ko is co-founder and co-director of the unique piano trio Strings & Hammers (piano, violin, and double bass) and music director of new opera company Sunshine City Opera. Ko holds graduate degrees (MM and DMA) from the Eastman School of Music. She is the Assistant Professor of Piano and co-advisor of the New-Music Consortium at the University of South Florida. Also, she is on the faculty at the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival. Ko may also be heard on the recently published CD release of She Rose, and Let Me In (“This is an unusual but beautifully assembled program…The performance is superb”) and Musical Landscapes of Hilary Tann (“excellent introduction to Tann’s music world”).

Watch Past Performances

Video 5/11/2017: Dr. Doug O'Connor & Dr. Eunmi Ko

Saxophonist Dr. Doug O'Connor and pianist Dr. Eunmi Ko present exciting 21st century chamber music, composed by Dr. Baljinder Sekhon and Paul Reller of the University of South Florida, and Dr. Ingrid Stölzel of the University of Kansas. The featured music is abundant with fresh grooves and evocative new sonorities that creatively combine the two instruments.

  Dr. Eunmi Ko