Jiyoun Chung is a pianist composer, originally from South Korea. Since she moved to the USA in 2008, her pieces have been performed at festivals and concerts in Americas, Europe, and Asia.
Outstanding musicians and groups including Ensemble Dal Niente, Invoke, Aguascalientes Symphony Orchestra, Unheard-of//Ensemble, Columbia Chamber Choir, Locrian Chamber Players, Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra Chorus, Catchfire Collective, Irene Novi, Jonathan Levin, April Kim, Mark Anderson, Ji Hee Kim, and many others have commissioned or performed Chung’s pieces. And her piano works have been published by The F.J.H. Music Company Inc.
Chung currently teaches composition and music theory at Illinois Wesleyan University. Before she joined IWU, she has served as a Composers in the Schools teaching fellow at several public schools in Kansas City. She has also taught music theory and musicianship as a teaching assistant at Illinois State University.