Keun Young


Keun Young Sun brings her perspective as a collaborative pianist into her teaching. “As teacher, I try to establish a trusting relationship with my students and their parents.”



Keun Young has performed as a collaborative pianist as well as a solo pianist in numerous venues, including the Benedict Music Tent in Aspen; Williams Hall, Jordan Hall, and Brown Hall in Boston; Citizen Arts Center Great Hall in Daegu, Korea; Rudolph Ganz Hall in Chicago; and Universita degli di verona in Verona, Italy.  As an active collaborative pianist, she founded the Eclatant Piano Trio and Sun-Trinidad Duo, and has given numerous chamber music recitals in the U.S.

Keun Young received her bachelor’s degree in piano performance from Kei-Myung University, Korea. She then came to the United States in 1996 to study with Veronica Jochum and Irma Vallecillo at the New England Conservatory of Music, where she graduated with two master’s degrees in solo piano performance and collaborative piano. Keun Young received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in collaborative piano at Boston University in 2010, where she was recipient of the Dean’s scholarship and graduate assistantship.

When she isn’t busy teaching, practicing, and performing, Keun Young finds camping to be a fun excursion.

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“Learning music should be a motivating, memorable and an enjoyable journey. As their trustworthy instructor, I guide my students along their musical path hoping it brings happiness and a lifelong desire to play the piano!”