B i o g r a p h y
Flutist Eun Hae Oh
A native of South Korea,
Dr. Oh won the top prize from HKIFA International Flute Competition as well as the “Stile Italiano '' prize for best performance for the Italian repertoire from this competition. She has won prizes from Central Ohio Flute Association Competition and San Diego Flute Guild Flute Competition.
An avid chamber musician, Dr. Oh was a member of the KOCHAM trio consisting of flute, violin, and viola. Trio commissioned a piece to Iranian composer Niloufar Nourbakhsh. “White Helmets: as white as death” for flute, violin and viola were premiered at Stony Brook University and the group was invited to perform at Women Composers Festival of Hartford, University of Tennessee Contemporary Music Festival, and New Music for strings Festival.
Also an orchestral musician, she was the principal of the Brooklyn Chamber Orchestra from 2018 to 2020. She was also a member of the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of New York. With the Chamber Orchestra of New York, she was able to participate in the Naxos Respighi album recording project and the recording was released on February 26th, 2021.
Dr. Oh was featured in the Balco Cyber Production in Which she performed with EEG biosensor showcasing musician’s various brainwaves. A passionate advocate of contemporary music, in November 2018 her proposal to research the popularity of contemporary classical music and giving contemporary flute solo recitals got accepted and presented through Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture. She also worked with composer Sungji Hong and gave a lecture-recital on her piece for flute and electronics “Shine” in April 2017. Ms. Oh has premiered composer Sungji Hong’s flute and piccolo pieces (Fruscio and Amabile Saki). In November 2020, she was invited to Dague International Computer Music Festival and presented Sungji Hong’s “Shine” as well as premiered Michael Timpson’s “Zooming” for flute, clarinet, and digital playback. In 2021 May, she participated distance chamber performance of composer Yong-Gyu Kim's recital.
December 2020, Dr. Oh was invited to give a masterclass and lecture at Hong Kong International Flute Association winter online camp. This October 10th, her returning solo recital is happening at the Kumho Arts Center. Also, this November she is re-invited to perform at Dague International Computer Music Festival.
Dr. Oh received a Doctorate degree from Stony Brook University under Carol Wincenc. Artist Certificate from Bowling Green State University under Dr. Conor Nelson and the University of North Texas under Terry Sundberg. Master’s degree at Texas Tech University under Dr. Lisa Garner Santa and Undergraduate degree with Suzuki Pedagogy certificate at East Tennessee State University under Rebecca Paluzzi.