Research/Creative Scholarship: Chi Yong Yun
Professor of Music, Department of Music
Chi Yong Yun has achieved a remarkable number of successes since joining the music faculty at Andrews University 13 years ago. As a performer, Chi Yong has maintained an active schedule of concert appointments both in the United States and abroad, giving her opportunities to collaborate with some of the most renowned musicians in the world.
Not only is she recognized as a brilliant pianist on a national and international level, but her pedagogical skills are also highly sought after, as demonstrated by the noteworthy music festivals and other places she has been invited to give master classes. Her superb musicianship, pedagogical skills, and devotion to her students are regularly evident.
A prominent pianist colleague who has visited Andrews University several times, remarked that Chi Yong’s playing is “guided by an intelligence and insight rare among today’s pianists.” He also noted “her dedication to her students and her close attention to their progress, both musically and personally … It is clear that she is a superb mentor of the highest order.”
He also commented that “her recent professional activities put her in the very highest group of academics nationally.”
Thank you, Chi Yong, for your exquisite artistry, commitment to high standards, and tireless devotion to your students. We are blessed by your gifts, and we are privileged to call you our colleague, teacher and friend.
Congratulations on receiving this prestigious award for research and creative scholarship.