Pianist Hee Sun Yun, otherwise known as Sunny Heesun Yun, is from South Korea. As a solo pianist, she has performed throughout America, Europe, and South Korea. Notable venues include Carnegie Hall in New York City, Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Seoul Arts Center in Seoul, South Korea, and the Varna Opera House in Varna, Bulgaria.
She won the first place in several international competitions, including Rose Petroff Foundation Piano Competition in San Antonio, Texas, American Protégé International Piano and String Competition in New York City, American Protégé International Concerto Competition in New York City, and International Symphonic Workshops Piano Competition in Varna, Bulgaria. In 2014, Dr. Peter A. Petroff (b.1942) dedicated his composition, Rhapsody No.8, to her. The piece was published in a folio, "Selected Advanced Concert Works for Piano," which is available at RBC Music in San Antonio, Texas.
Sunny is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance at the University of North Texas. She earned a Master of Music degree from the University of North Texas. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from Chugye University for the Arts and graduated from Deokwon Arts High School in Seoul, South Korea. She is studying piano with a renowned Polish-American pianist and pedagogue Adam Wodnicki and orchestral conducting with Dr. Clay Couturiaux as her related field at UNT. She is an associate music director at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Carrollton and is on the music faculty at Eastfield College.