Esther Jeehae Ahn

Presenter, Lunch and Learn

Esther Jeehae AhnEsther Jeehae Ahn is Assistant Professor of Music at Weber State University and is the Director of the WSU Piano Festival. Lauded by the Boston Musical Intelligencer for her interpretive coherence and graceful realization, pianist Esther has captivated international audiences with her rare blend of musical brilliance, sensitivity and emotional depth. As a soloist and chamber musician, she has performed in major venues, series and festivals throughout the North America, Asia and Europe.

Esther earned her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from New England Conservatory and Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Literature from Eastman School of Music, with a minor degree in Accompanying and Chamber Music. She was a guest artist at the South Korean launch of Steinway & Sons, the Ministry of National Defense in South Korea and at the US-Korea Conference in New York. Her performances have been broadcast on National Public Radio’s From the Top and WSMR Classical.

A sought-after adjudicator and clinician, she is also Chair of the MTNA Piano Performance Competition and is Chair of the Collegiate Program for the state of Utah. She previously taught at New England Conservatory and Eastman School of Music and served on the piano faculty at Clarke University.