Grace Jee Eun Oh (South Korea)
Born in South Korea, Grace Jee Eun Oh developed her musical path in the United Kingdom, first as part of the Wells Cathedral School, then moving on to the Royal Academy of Music in London, and later at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Since 2018, she has been based in Scandinavia, after polishing her studies at the prestigious Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo under Håvard Gimse and Marianna Shirinyan.
Grace is a recipient of the 2015 Charity of Mary Barnes and Leverhulme Trust Scholarships and was invited to perform in prestigious venues such as London’s St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Milton Court and Barbican Centre and in festivals such as Bloomsbury Festival, Cheltenham Festival, Oslo Kammermusikkfestivalen, Classix Festival, a. o.
Promoting her roots, Grace was the first ever Korean pianist to be invited to perform at the 41st Presentation Ceremony of H. R. H. Princess Benedikte of Denmark.
Grace is also engaging in artistic research, having published a work entitled Borderless Ends of the East and the West. In 2022, she premiered Marcus Paus’ Sonata for Violin and Piano (2021) in Europe alongside violinist Bjarne Magnus Jensen and appeared as a soloist in Shostakovich’s Second Piano Concerto with George Enescu Philharmonic.
The current season featured solo debuts in Canada and the US, premiering new works of Norwegian composers and interdisciplinary assignments in multicultural projects in Europe.
Grace is also currently part of the academic staff of Oslo International Piano School and currently resides in London.