Dr. Jiwon Baik
Dr. Jiwon Baik is a concert pianist and teacher who started piano at the age of 6. She received Doctoral of Music from Florida State University and Master of Music from The Ohio State University. She also studied at St Petersburg State Conservatory in Russia under the tutelage of Elena Shishiko. She had master classes with renowned pianists such as Lazar Berman, Angela Hewitt, and Garrick Olson. She won numerous competitions such as Graves Music Competition, MTNA competition, the Ohio State Piano Concerto Competition, and Korean Times Competition. She was a recipient of Nohl Trent Scholarship, Chataqua Music School scholarship, and academic scholarships during her doctoral and master’s studies.
She has performed as a soloist with The Ohio State University Orchestra, Worthington Orchestra, and the celebration concert. She was one of the performers of 220 musicians in 7 countries of Scarlatti Marathon concert: Festival Interactional Scarlatti’s 556 keyboard sonatas. She also served as an instructor for many years for the piano and piano pedagogy department at Florida State University. Currently, she is a pianist/organist at Intercession Episcopal Church at Thorton, and also serves as a pianist for Colorado Korean Chorus.