For Season 3, Episode 14, I got to interview Dr. Jeeyoon Kim, “Force of Nature,” Concert Pianist, Art Activist, & Author.

Many of you may be already familiar with Jeeyoon and her incredible work from her popular YouTube channel, recordings, podcast, and book. Still, in this interview, you will discover her genuine perspectives on how classical musicians should connect and engage with audiences of the 21st century creatively so that classical music will continue to be relevant in the minds of general audiences and thrive in this rapidly changing world.

In this episode, we discussed:

  • 🤔 The secrets to finding our own mission in life as pianists

  • 🤔 The importance of engaging with the audience on the personal level

  • 🤔 How we, as classical musicians, can pursue a creative path as classical musicians

  • 🤔 How we must keep the classical music tradition while the world changes so rapidly

🎧 Part 2 will be available on March 21, 2023, at 8:00 pm ET

[Dr. Jeeyoon Kim]

Jeeyoon Kim is an award-winning classical pianist, recording artist, art activist, author, YouTuber, podcaster, and educator. She has delighted audiences globally with her sensitive artistry, impeccable technique, and engaging and innovative concert experiences. Her dedication to pushing the boundaries of traditional classical music to connect with a new audience has inspired a dedicated and passionate fanbase both at concert venues and on digital platforms.

🎟️ Jeeyoon is coming to NYC in June 2023 for her performance at Carnegie Hall! Get your ticket here.


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[The Piano Pod 🎙- Bringing PIANO into the 21st Century]

The Piano Pod is a bi-monthly podcast🎙 show hosted by Yukimi Song–classical pianist & educator from NYC. The Piano Pod aims to provide a platform for classical musicians and educators to reflect and discuss how to keep our industry robust and relevant in this rapidly changing world and move it forward in the post-pandemic era.