The AMAA Advisory Board is made up of professional, established musicians who act as mentors to AMAA students. Their wealth of experience and knowledge is an enormous asset to the AMA Academy and students.
Mr. Hyung-ki Joo
Advisory Board Member
Hyung-ki Joo was born in England to South Korean parents. His formal training as a musician began at the Yehudi Menuhin School with Peter Norris and Seta Tany. Later he studied at the Manhattan School of Music where he earned a Bachelor Degree and Masters Degree of Music. He has studied with Nina Svetlanova, Richard Goode and Oleg Maisenberg.
Billy Joel chose Joo to arrange and record his classical piano pieces for his album Fantasies & Delusions which was recorded at the Mozart-Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus, and reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts. Joo makes up one half of the comedic duo Igudesman & Joo.
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