Traditional Music Accompanist
Jimin Seo is an active performer, conductor, and collaborative pianist, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music with a Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting and Collaborative Piano. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Church Music and Conducting, with Organ and Voice as minor programs, and was awarded high honors at graduation from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.
As a collaborative pianist, she has worked with many choirs and singers, and played for various auditions and concerts. In addition to her playing, Jimin has participated in a number of different professional choirs as an alto; attended conducting masterclasses given by remarkable choral conductors including Maestro Mark Gibson, Simon Carrington, John Alexander, Robert Istad, Craig Hella Johnson, and Harry Christophers. She has conducted various major works in the choral repertoire, while continuing to be a proponent of new compositions, premiering several student compositions throughout her studies. In February 2015, she was a finalist in the ACDA Graduate Student Conducting Competition held in Salt Lake City, Utah.