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combination of passion, expressivity and noblesse” (Passauer Neue Presse) “Her glamorous playing technique and her profound sureness of style were impressive” (Rheinische Post, Duisburg)


E-Hyun Hüttermann(nee Chang) was born 1979 in Seoul, South Korea. After studying at Ewha Women's University in Seoul/Korea she continued her studies at Folkwang Hochschule in Essen, Germany with Prof. Boris Bloch (solo) and Prof. Dirk Mommertz (Faure quartett, chamber music) finishing with a graduate recital with honours (Konzertexamen mit Auszeichnung) in 2009.


She received a scholarship from company Zeniel Co. Ltd of Korea for the Study in Germany from 2005 to 2009. From 2008 to 2013 she was a scholarship holder of Live Music Now. During her studying she participated in different masterclasses. She attended the masterclass Andreas Staier, Wonmi Kim and Solomon Mikowski.


Already early in her career she won prizes at national and international competitions, including the Chungbu piano competition 1996, the Suri piano competition and the Sports Today-Bedesda competition 2002 in Korea. After she came to Germany, she received the Duisburger sponsorship award of the Köhler-Osbahr Foundation in May 2006, and in May 2007 she received the Folkwang Prize of the Folkwang - Hochschule Essen with her piano trio "Franz Marc Trio".


In 2008 she received an Honorary Diploma from the "The Muse" competition in Greece. She also won at the Piano Competition 2007, Italy and received a prize at the concorso internazionale pianistico "Citta di Avezzano" 2009 in Italy. In 2010, she won a prize at the Amadeus premiere in Italy, as well as the first prize at the Concorso Internazionale di Musica Euterpe in Italy and at the Concorso Internazionale by Musicisti "Magnificat Lupiae" in Italy.


E-Hyun Hüttermann is active as both soloist and chamber musician. She has played concerts in Korea, Germany, Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, Czech, Spain, Portugal and Mexico including appearances at the Klavier Festival Ruhr, Cesar-Franck-Festival in Philharmonie Essen and Tonhalle Düsseldorf. She has appeared as soloist with Seoul Darak Philharmonic Orchester, Athens Chamber Orchestra, Orquestra de Câmata de Cascais e Oeiras, Abruzzese Symphony Orchestra, Filarmonica Banatul Timisoara, Savaria Symphony Orchestra, North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfonica de la Region de Murcia, Vogtland Philharmonie, Thüringer Philharmonie, Bergischen Symphonikern and collaboration with the Camerata Louis Spohr Orchestra. Her Schumann Piano Concerto a minor Op. 54 with the OFUNAM (Orquesta Filarmónica de la UNAM) was broadcast nationwide in Mexican TV.


In 2004, she recorded the 9th CD of the Korean Song Society and released her first solo album in 2010. She lives as a pianist in Düsseldorf.