Isaac Seo

(Conductor)

  • Music Director Toronto Korean Canadian Choir

  • Co- Music Director OYMCO

Isaac has been continuously moving around and educating himself in Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Montreal University, Conservatory de Belgium, Conservatoire National Superieur de Paris then he received Bachelors degree at the Juilliard School then Masters at the Manhattan School of Music. Isaac’s musical mentors are Peter Longworth, Marc Durand, John Perry, Leon Fleisher, Jacques Rouvier, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Evegeny Moguilevsky, Phillip Kawin, Andre Laplante, Anton Kuerti, Alfred Brendel and Martha Argerich. Isaac's solo piano career has led him tour major halls in Paris, Rome, New York, Belgium, Atri, Toronto, Montreal.

 

Isaac has adjudicated many music competitions and he has also conducted master classes at the Universities and Conservatories in NYC, Toronto, Montreal, Paris, Rome. Recently, he adjudicated International OYMI competition, and CMC (Canadian Music Competition). He was an assistant-faculty at the Zodiac Music Festival in France and currently working for the University of Toronto and Canadian Music Competition as an accompanist.

 

Isaac's deep passion in teaching piano, led his students to have won over dozens of prizes from piano competitions, including the Juilliard Pre-college concerto competition in NYC, MSM pre-college concerto competition in NYC, Canadian Music Competition in Toronto, Lincoln Center Debut in NYC, Junior-Bachauer in Utah and much more. They have appeared as soloists with orchestras in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Toronto.

 

As a conductor, Isaac has been inspired by Maestro Uri Mayer and he is a Choir Director at the St. Timothy Church in Toronto. Isaac will be appearing as a guest conductor with Toronto Korean Canadian Choir and OYMI orchestra. Isaac runs a House - Concert series 'Encore' (in Loving Memory of Peter Longworth), where he invites internationally acclaimed guest artists from all over the world to deliver high quality of music to classical music lovers in Toronto.