Pianist Jonathan Korth enjoys a multifaceted career as a soloist, chamber musician, collaborator, and teacher, having performed recitals across North America, Europe, and East Asia to critical acclaim. Recent concert activities include performances in Bangkok, Beijing, Brussels, London, Shanghai, Seoul, and Tokyo, as well as on the US mainland for at Carnegie Hall's Weill Hall, Washington DC’s Phillips Collection, and Chicago's Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series. Mr. Korth as performs regularly in and around his home of Honolulu where he is a piano professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, as well on the neighbor islands.
Mr. Korth's deep love and appreciation for chamber music has led to collaborations with musicians such as violinists Martin Beaver and RobertMcDuffie, cellists Zuill Bailey and Sung-Won Yang, and members of many of America’s leading orchestras. Just as dedicated to the promotion of new music, Mr. Korth has works closely with composers and has premiered dozens of new works, many of which were written for him.
He is a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory and Stony Brook University where he studied piano with Ann Schein, Boris Slutsky, and Gilbert Kalish and chamber music with members of the Emerson and Juilliard String Quartets, among others. When not playing the piano, he enjoys hiking and sampling varied cuisines while traveling the world.