Classics I: Rach On!
Saturday, September 29 at 7:30pm
Concert Hall at the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, Hope College
Smetana: Ma Vlast (My Fatherland)
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18
Young-Hyun Cho, piano
Young Hyun Cho is an Associate Professor of Piano at Michigan State University. She received her D.M.A. from Eastman School of Music with Dr. Nelita True, M.M. and G.P.D. from Peabody Conservatory with Boris Slutsky, and B.M. from Seoul National University with Mikyung Kim. Prior to her appointment at MSU, Young Hyun Cho was an Associate Professor of Piano at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Young Hyun Cho has garnered numerous awards and accolades in music competitions, including the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition, Louisiana International Piano Competition, Harrison Winter Competition, Eastman Concerto Competition, Korea Musicians Association Competition, JoongAng llbo Music Competition, Seoul Arts Center Orchestral Festival Competition, and KBS Music Competition.
Young Hyun Cho has given many chamber concerts with a variety of instrumentalists and singers in Germany, Korea, and throughout the United States. She has worked with Oleh Krysa (violin), Mikhail Kopelman (violin), Shirley Givens (violin), Martin Beaver (violin), Alan Stepansky (cello), Jean Barr (piano), Robert Swenson (voice), Peabody Trio (chamber) and Ying Quartet (chamber).
Young Hyun Cho has frequently adjudicated at music competitions, including the Dallas Chamber Symphony Orchestra International Piano Competition and the state and regional divisions of the MTNA Music Competition.
Learn more about the music…
We will be hosting not only the Classical Chat series at Freedom Village, but also Pre-Concert Talks! Details below:
Classical Chats at Freedom Village: These informative and fun talks are led by Johannes Müller-Stosch and take place at 3:00pm on the Thursday before each Classics concert. (Freedom Village, 6th Floor Auditorium, 145 Columbia Ave.)
Pre-Concert Talks: These talks, led by Johannes Müller-Stosch and Amanda Dykhouse, take place on the evenings of Classics I, II & III in the Jack H. Miller Center concert hall from 6:30-7:00pm.
Parking Map at the Miller Center
Holland Symphony Orchestra will reserve and monitor Lot 40 for handicapped parking. The faculty parking lots are available for parking after 5pm.