351 Ryder Hall
Won-Hee An, MM, DMA
Lecturer in Music Theory, Ear Training, and Music Literature; Instructor, Classical Piano
Pianist Won-Hee An has performed on Good Morning America and for WCVB-TV Boston in a live telecast from Jordan Hall. She has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as orchestral pianist with conductors Alan Gilbert and Charles Dutoit. She has also served as rehearsal pianist for the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and for BSO conductors and soloists. Her repertoire with the BSO and Tanglewood Festival Chorus includes Schoenberg’s Moses und Aronand Gurrelieder, John Adams’ El Niño, Ives’ Symphony no. 4, and Bartok’sBluebeard’s Castle. Ms. An has worked with guest conductors and soloists including James Levine, David Robertson, Grant Llewellyn, Anne Sophie von Otter, and Albert Dohmen.
As a recitalist and chamber musician, Ms. An has performed in New York’s Weill Recital Hall, Miller Theatre, and Alice Tully Hall; in Miami at the Gusman Concert Hall; in Vermont at the Vergennes Opera House; and in Germany at the International Institute of Music in Bad Faulenbach and the Konzert Junger Kunstler, Musicipal Theater in Kempten. Her repertoire features many contemporary works, including works by Northeastern University composer Anthony Paul De Ritis, as well as Oliver Schneller. Ms. An frequently performs with cellist Patrick Owen and has also performed recitals with BSO member bassist Larry Wolfe and violinist Julianne Lee.
In 2007 Ms. An was appointed to the faculty of Northeastern University. She is committed to helping students reach their musical goals while nurturing their enthusiasm for and understanding of music. Her teaching areas include Music Theory, Ear Training, Music Literature, as well as coaching chamber music groups, and giving private piano lessons. In addition to teaching at Northeastern, Ms. An has taught at the Hebrew College in Newton, and at the Brookline Music School, the South Shore Conservatory and the Long Island School of Music and Art. She continues to maintain a private piano studio.
Ms. An received her Doctorate from Boston University, a Graduate Diploma from New England Conservatory, a Master’s degree from the Juilliard School, and her Bachelor’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music.