Morgan Hunkele

  • Piano

Piano Teacher in Cincinnati

Morgan Hunkele is an active teacher, collaborative pianist and conductor based in Cincinnati. She holds degrees in piano performance from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (MM) and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (BM and High-School Diploma). Additionally, she has studied and performed at Meadowmount School of Music, Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Brevard Music Center, Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival, Baltimore International Piano Festival, Bowdoin International Music Festival, and Vivace International Music Festival.

A recipient of the UNCSA Chancellor’s Excellence Award and Scholarship, Ms. Hunkele has been a prizewinner in the 3Arts Scholarship Competition, Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, the Charlotte Steinway Piano Competition, the Greensboro Euterpe Club Instrumental Competition, the Triad Institute Young Artist Competition, the North Carolina Bach Festival Young Artist Competition, and for four consecutive years in the North Carolina MTNA Piano Competitions. She has also been a finalist in the Ronald Sachs International Music Competition and UNCSA Concerto Competition. She has appeared as a guest artist in the Music for a Great Space Concert series, as a soloist with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, as a returning guest artist of the North Carolina Bach Festival, and as a featured pianist alongside the Winston-Salem Festival Ballet for the performance of three Rakowski etudes. As a chamber musician, she has performed in masterclasses for Wu Han and David Finckel.

Ms. Hunkele is currently on faculty with Tallant Music Studio, after having taught at CCM as a graduate assistant and at the UNCSA Community Music School as piano faculty. As a collaborative pianist, she has worked at Wake Forest University and is a 2023 collaborative piano fellow for Musiktheater Bavaria. Her conducting engagements include past performances in Cincinnati and Miami Beach, and an upcoming workshop with the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra.