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Isaac Yisak, Seo , piano

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 and more.

Isaac was one of the two Canadian pianists to be invited to compete live in the 2005 International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland and 2007 International Queen Elizabeth Competition in Bruxelles, Belgium. He is a prize winner from the International Stepping Stone competition, International Flame Paris competition, Montreal Symphony Competition OSM, and Canadian Music Competition. Isaac was a guest artist at the Orford Art Centre in Quebec, where his programme 'Piano Variations', including works by Chopin and Canadian composer Jaque Hetu, was broadcast on CBC radio.

Isaac attended the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Montreal University, Royal Conservatory in Belgium, and the Conservatoire National Superieur de Paris in Paris. He finished his Bachelors degree from the Juilliard School, and received a Masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music. Isaac's teachers and mentors include Peter Longworth, Marc Durand, John Perry, Leon Fleisher, Jacques Rouvier, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Evegeny Moguilevsky, Phillip Kawin, Andre Laplante, Anton Kuerti, and Martha Argerich.

Isaac's solo career has led him tour major halls in Paris, Rome, New York, Seoul, Belgium, Toronto, Montreal and more. He served as an adjudicator at the International OYMI competition, CMC (Canadian Music Competition), and the International New Jersey music competition. He was also an assistant faculty member at the Zodiac Music Festival in France, 2019.

Currently, Isaac is an accompanist at the University of Toronto and Canadian Music Competition. Additionally, he is a music director at the St. Timothy Church and runs a concert series entitled 'Encore'.


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