Dongsok Shin
Dongsok Shin was born in Boston, started piano lessons at the age of four with his mother, Chonghyo Shin, and continued studying with Nadia Reisenberg at the Mannes College of Music. He converted exclusively to early keyboard instruments – harpsichord, organ, and fortepiano – in the early 1980s.

He has been a member of the internationally acclaimed baroque ensemble REBEL since 1997. He has appeared with American Classical Orchestra, ARTEK, Bach Sinfonia (Washington), Concert Royal, Dryden Ensemble, Early Music New York, New York Philharmonic, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Pro Musica Rara, and Washington Bach Consort, among others. He has accompanied Renée Fleming, Rufus Müller, Jed Wentz, Marion Verbruggen, and Barthold Kuijken in recital. He received international recognition as music director of baroque opera productions with the Mannes Camerata. He has toured throughout the Americas and Europe and has been heard on numerous radio broadcasts.

Mr. Shin is well known as a performer, recording engineer, producer, and editor of early music recordings for Acis Productions, ATMA Classique, Bridge, Dorian Sono Luminus, Ex Cathedra, Helicon, Hollywood Records, Lyrichord, Naxos, and Newport Classic. He tunes and maintains early keyboard instruments for the Flintwoods Collection in Delaware, and in New York City for the Metropolitan Opera and the Metropolitan Museum. His YouTube videos produced by the Met Museum, demonstrating their earliest known Bartolomeo Cristofori fortepiano, have garnered over 350,000 views.