Minji Noh

Minji Noh ​is active as a soloist and a chamber musician, and praised as a “superb pianist” by the ​Boston Globe. She started her piano career at age nine as a soloist with the Baroque Symphony in South Korea and subsequently appeared with others like Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra, State Academic Orchestra of Ukraine, LA Sinfonietta, Orange County Symphony, La Mirada Symphony, Orchestra Collective of Orange County and Bellflower Symphony. Her playing has been broadcasted on South Korea’s KBS, Wellesley Public Television, Irvine Public Television and heard on radio stations such as KUSC FM 91.5 and GBC AM 1190 of Los Angeles. In summer, Dr. Noh has served on the faculty of Capistrano International Chamber Music Festival and Casa Romantica Music Festival and Academy. She is passionate about teaching and also serves on the boards of non-profit organizations such as Music Teachers Association of California, Junior Chamber Music and California Association of Professional Music Teachers. Dr. Noh graduated from both the Oberlin Conservatory and the New England Conservatory as a scholarship student, and completed her doctoral degree in piano performance at the University of Southern California with Norman Krieger. Her principal teachers include Ick-Choo Moon, Hae-Young Moon, Antoinette Perry, Angela Cheng, Patricia Zander and Steve Drury. Dr. Noh resides in Orange where she manages a private studio and coaches for JCM (Junior Chamber Music). She is an adjunct faculty of music at Irvine Valley College and Chaffey College.