Born in Los Angeles, Joann Oh earned degrees in German studies and pre-med at
Pomona College (Claremont, California) and Wesleyan University (Middletown,
Connecticut). She is the winner of the Elizabeth Tishler prize in piano and a grant
recipient of the Yale-Griffith Scholarship to study music and language in Vienna and
Munich; in Vienna, she studied piano with Rosario Marciano. Currently, Ms. Oh is studying
from Michael Berkovsky, and also studied with Steven Vanhauwaert.
On January 20, 2019, Ms. Oh will be performing Grieg Piano Concerto with the West
Orchestra in San Jose, CA. This Summer 2018, Ms. Oh participated in the 3rd International
Buelow Piano Competition in Meiningen, Germany, Moments of Music Piano Competition
Angeles, CA, and also Piano Texas Festival in Fort Worth, TX. In Summer of 2017, Ms.
participated in a Music Festival in Basel, Switzerland, and also performed in Piano
Texas Festival in
Fort Worth, TX. In June 2016, Ms. Oh was chosen to perform in the Cliburn International
competition in Fort Worth, TX. Also, during the summer of 2015-2019, Ms. Oh performed
and masterclasses at Piano Texas, also held in Fort Worth,TX. Previously in 2015,
Ms. Oh performed
with orchestra in San Jose, CA with West Valley Orchestra. In addition to these honors,
Ms. Oh was
awarded a scholarship from the Korean-American Foundation for academic excellence.
resides in Orange County, California, In high school, Ms. Oh was a nationally ranked