Haein Yujeong Jeon

Haein Yujeong Jeon is practically the first, and currently only Korean accordion player who plays Classical music.

At 15, on the second year she started the accordion, she entered the Ufa State Academy of Arts into the class of Professor, Honored Artist of Russia and the Republic of Bashkortostan, Shaihutdinov Rajap Yunusovich. During her studies at the academy she managed to achieve high results of performing skills, becoming a laureate of prestigious international and Russian competitions. In 2012, she was transferred to the second year of the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music (Moscow), to the class of Professor, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, Yuri Petrovich Dranga. In 2014, she was selected as an artist of the Korean company “Kumho Asiana”, which is one of the most prestigious way to debut into Classical music in Korea, thus becoming the first classical accordionist of South Korea. In 2015, graduating the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music (Moscow) with grades top of her class, she carried on with her Masters studies in the same school with full scholarship. In 2017, she was selected to be given the title ‘Rising Star’ by the “Kumho Cultural Foundation”, a title that is annually given to only several Korean artists in classical music.

After receiving Masters at Gnesins Russian Academy of Music (Moscow), she is currently teaching at the Dongdeok Woman’s University of Seoul and carrying on with various domestic and international activities encompassing classical music, jazz, and tango. She played as solist at the Isang Yun International Music Festival in TongYeong Korea, and also played with the Gangnam Symphony. She also plays jazz at Dusky80, a band that already released six albums and tours around Asia. Haein Yujeong Jeon was also invitied to the Korean Tango Festival and is also invited to various Jass Festivals. She has been dealt several times in TV and paper news, documentaries, and music shows of Korean TV broadcasting and radio.