Emily Hoh


Swedish-Taiwanese pianist Emily Hoh is the recipient of the 2023 Royal Overseas League (ROSL) Award for Collaborative Pianists. She graduated with distinction from the Royal College of Music in 2022, studying an MPerf in collaborative piano under Simon Lepper, Roger Vignoles, and Kathron Sturrock. She accompanied several prize-winners of vocal competitions and was awarded the pianist prizes at the RCM’s 2022 Brooks van der Pump English Song and Lieder competitions. In May 2023 she was awarded the first place pianist prize Hope Gosse Award at the inaugural Ashburnham English Song competition with mezzo-soprano Annabel Kennedy, who won the singer first prize.

Emily is a Samling Artist and has received coaching with Sir Mark Elder and Jonathan Ware. She has taken part in collaborative piano masterclasses with Lydia Brown (The Juilliard School) on American Song and with Mark Padmore on Dichterliebe as part of the Lewes Song Festival. She looks forward to joining as a Britten Pears Young Artist for the 2023-2024 season on the English Song Course, led by coaches including Julius Drake, Gweneth Ann Rand, and Allan Clayton.

Prior to her music studies, Emily read BSc Psychology at University College London where she graduated with first-class honours. Her dissertation, which investigated retrospective evaluations of musical experiences, was published in 2022 by the journal of Psychology, Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. Emily is the accompanist-in-residence at Westminster School and accompanies regularly at the Royal College of Music.

Updated: 20/07/2023

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