Canadian Pianist Isaac Yisak, Seo was born in South Korea. He has given recitals in Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels, Salle Pleyel in Paris, Place des Arts in Montreal, Paganini hall in Italy. Isaac was one of the two Canadian pianists to compete and represent Canada in the 2005 International Chopin Piano Competition in Poland and 2007 International Queen Elizabeth Competition in Belgium. He is also a prize winner from the International stepping stone competition, International Flame Paris competition, Montreal Symphony Competition OSM, Canadian Music Competition.
Isaac was a guest artist at the Orford Art Centre and hisprograme including works by Chopin and Canadian Composer, Jaque Hetu 'piano variations' were recorded and broadcasted on CBC radio. He will be serving as a collaborative-faculty in Zodiac Music Festival in France.
Isaac has attended, Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Montreal University, Royal Conservatory in Belgium, Conservatoire National Superieur de Paris in Paris. He acquired Bachelors at the Juilliard School in NYC and Masters at the Manhattan School of Music. Isaac’s mentors includes Peter Longworth, Marc Durand, John Perry, Leon Fleisher, Jacques Rouvier, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Evegeny Moguilevsky, Phillip Kawin, Andre Laplante, Anton Kuerti and Martha Argerich.
Mr Seo's high interest in teaching music have led his students to have won numerous International piano competitions plus prizes, including International New Jersey music competition, Pre-college concerto competitions in the Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music and Mannes school of music. Lincoln Centre Debut competition, In Canada, his students have received prizes from the Canadian Music Competition, Kiwanis music competition and CCC competition.
Currently serving as a staff pianist at the University of Toronto and Canadian Music Competition. Also, a Choir Director at the St. Timothy Church in Toronto and hired regularly to play and read with the legendary pianist Anton Kuerti.