Jennie Jung made her debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at the age of eleven and has since been active as a pianist in North America. Dr. Jung performed as soloist with the Republic of Tatarstan, Korean Philharmonic, Taejon, Korean-Canadian, University of Toronto, Hart House, and Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestras. She also attended festivals including the Banff Centre for the Arts and the Music Academy of the West. As a collaborative pianist, Dr. Jung has performed in North America, Asia, Europe, and Africa, and has been on staff at the Mozarteum (Austria), Aspen Summer Music Festival, Gregor Piatigorsky Seminar for Cellists, and the Banff Centre for the Arts. Dr. Jung participated in masterclasses and studied with artists such as Claude Frank, Jonathan Feldman, Marietta Orlov, Marina Geringas, Dalton Baldwin, Anne Epperson, Peter Frankl, Margo Garrett, Martin Katz, Anton Kuerti, Robert MacDonald, Karl Ulrich-Schnabel, and Arie Vardi.
Dr. Jung, along with sisters Ellen and Julie, formed the Jung Trio, which was the Grand Prize winner at the 2002 Yellow Springs Chamber Music Competition and Bronze Medal winner at the 2002 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. The trio attended numerous festivals and workshops, including the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, the Orford Arts Centre Festival, and the Banff Centre for the Arts. In addition to recital tours throughout the United States, the trio presented recitals in Canada, Korea, Germany, Austria, Kenya, and Mauritius. The Jung Trio performed Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with orchestras in Russia, Korea, Toronto, and Los Angeles. Their recording of Dvorak’s Piano Trio in F Minor was released by the Groovenote Label.
Dr. Jung has degrees from the University of Toronto, Yale School of Music, and the Juilliard School. She taught piano and chamber music at the Colburn School of Performing Arts and at Center Stage Strings (U of Michigan). She is currently on the faculty of Pomona and Scripps Colleges and the Claremont Community School of Music and performs regularly in the Los Angeles area.