A concert in celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Westminster Conservatory faculty members present a concert in celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Performers include Westminster Conservatory faculty members Sung-Won Hwang, clarinet; Eunju Kim and Kyu-Jung Rhee, piano; and Timothy Urban, voice and recorder. The program also features guest artists Chloe Seunghyen Kim, violin and Rachel Yunkyung Choo, piano.
The program features some of Korea’s most outstanding contemporary women composers as well as early pioneers of Korean classical music. In addition to a set of variations on a children’s song by Young-ja Lee, who is known as the "Face and Mother of Korean Modern Music,” and a choral fantasy by Shinuh Lee, the first female professor in the Department of Composition in Seoul National University, the program also includes the world premiere of a set of variations for clarinet and piano on the beloved Korean folksong “Arirang” by one of Korea’s outstanding young women composers, Jinsil Lee. Other composers represented on the May 14 program include Isan Yun, Dae-Ho Eom, Timothy Urban, Sun Nam Kim, Suong Tai Kim, and Teddy Niedermaier.
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