On Friday, September 8, 2017, Chapman University’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music will host a piano master class with Mr. Yekwon Sunwoo, the 2017 Van Cliburn Gold Award winner, from 11am to 1pm in the Salmon Recital Hall, Bertea Hall, Room 100. The class is open for public attendance, though seating is limited.
Mr. Sunwoo holds degrees from Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School. He recently launched his 2017-18 debut season with invitations to the Aspen, Grand Teton, and Duszniki International Music Festivals. Recitals will take him to Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, and Vancouver, and he undertakes a nine-city tour of the United States with the National Orchestra of Cuba in the spring. In Europe, Mr. Sunwoo makes his United Kingdom concerto debut with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra under Cristian Macelaru, appears in the first full season at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, and performs in Brussels, Copenhagen, Istanbul, Madrid, Helsingborg, and across Germany. His appearances in Asia include those in Beirut, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and across South Korea.
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