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Piano Faculty

Yuko Kato

Associate Professor, Keyboard Area Coordinator

Yuko Kato

Altgeld Hall, Room 206

Yuko Kato has performed as a soloist and collaborative musician in the United States and internationally. She has performed recitals at The Banff Centre in Canada, at Musiksalon Erfurt in Austria, and in various music festivals, including the Friday Recital Series at Carleton University in ...read full profile >>

Junghwa Lee

Associate Professor

Junghwa Lee

205 Altgeld

Pianist Junghwa Lee, a native of Korea, performs actively in solo recitals, chamber concerts and lecture recitals, and has frequently appeared in concerto performances as a soloist including those with the Korean Symphony Orchestra, Salina Symphony Orchestra, Hutchinson Symphony Orchestra and Greeley Philharmonic ...read full profile >>

Joseph Welch


Joseph Welch

After earning his Doctor of Musical Arts in Collaborative Piano and Vocal Coaching at the University of Minnesota, Joe returned to his hometown and began collecting work.  As an adjunct instructor at McKendree University, Blackburn College, and Southern Illinois University Carbondale, he teaches ...read full profile >>