Haewon Min Moon was born in Seoul, Korea. She finished her Bachelor of Arts degree at Seoul National University. She earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance with Dr. Thomas Mastroianni and Dr. Bela Nagy at the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. While studying piano, she received many scholarships including the Korean Government Scholarship, John Paul Scholarship, and Marie F. Connor Scholarship. She has taught at the Catholic University of America and Averett College as an adjunct professor. At the same time she has taught students at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts for the last twenty two years. She was invited as a guest performer at the Summer Festival sponsored by Amherst College in Portland, Oregon. She also performed at Old Dominion University in Norforlk, Virginia, Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland, Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia, and Howard University in Washington D.C. Recently she has also featured at the Millennium Stage and Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center, Strathmore Hall, Brazilian – American Cultural Institute, and the residence of the Brazilian Ambassador in Barbados. She is often invited as an adjudicator for many piano competitions such as the Hartman Competition, District Auditions, the Robert Spencer Concerto Competition sponsored by the Washington, Northern Virginia, and Montgomery Music Teachers Associations. She has been serving as a board member for the Washington Music Teachers’ Association and for the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association. She is a recipient for Mayor’s Award sponsored by DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities on March 23rd, 2009.