Born in Korea and raised in Russia, David Jeong is an emerging conductor with towering aspirations eclipsed only by his unique abilities. David is currently in his last year of doctoral studies (ABD) in orchestral conducting at Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts.
In 2014, David was invited as an Associate Conductor to join Maestro Lorin Maazel's Castleton Music Festival in Virginia, where he was acclaimed by the Maestro as a conductor with "surprising talent."
Maestro Lorin Maazel and David Jeong © David Jeong
Previously, as a composer and pianist, David studied at the Gnessin Moscow Special School of Music and Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Russia, and he earned both his B.M. (Piano Performance) and M.M. (Conducting) degrees at the New England Conservatory in Boston, MA. David has received acclaim in Russia, Hungary, Austria, Canada, and the United States. His debut piano albums, published by Sony Music and Universal Music of Korea, both of which poignantly showcase the passion and sincerity of this remarkable triple-threat conductor, composer, and pianist.
Recently, David also published a piano solo album, Run Away With Me, comprised of his own compositions through Classical Note, Inc., which has been released and is now available through iTunes.