Assistant Professor of Music Performance (Vocal Coach)
Hyery Hwang, Assistant Professor of Music (Vocal Coach) is a native of Seoul, South Korea, and has served as a coach and pianist for several opera companies including the National Opera Company of Korea and the Ohio Light Opera. She has appeared as a singer in Baroque operas and concerts in Rochester, NY; Pittsburgh, PA; and Urbania, Italy. Ms. Hwang was Principal Coach at the Opera Theater of Pittsburgh and the Undercroft Opera. Her work experience is not limited to the classical stage; she has served as music director, conductor, organist and cantor in Catholic churches in Korea, Scotland, and the United States. Ms. Hwang holds a M.M. in Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music from the Eastman School of Music, and has enjoyed the distinct privilege of studying at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland, where she earned a Master of Music and a Post-Graduate Diploma as a Repetiteur.