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Young Artists Concert Series

Sponsored with the Stecher & Horowitz Foundation, this series presents prize winners of the biennial New York International Piano Competition.

Admission to each concert is free and open to the public. Enter at the Marvin and Elisabeth Cassell Community House (One East 65th Street). Concerts are held on Sunday afternoons at 3 PM in Greenwald Hall.

OCTOBER 15, 2017

Sisters ESTHER AND SUN-A PARK formed Duo Amadeae
in 2014 and have been enjoying both solo and duo careers internationally. Winners of the 2016 Chicago International Duo Piano Competition, Duo Amadeae has performed at Konzert Saal at the Hochschule für Musik (Munich, Germany), New York’s Lincoln Center and the Chicago Cultural Center.
Individually, Esther and Sun-A have received international recognition in several competitions including First Prize at the 61st Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Competition (New York) and top prizes at the Fifth International Sendai Music Competition (Sendai, 2013), Jose Roca Piano Competition (Valencia, 2013) and the 58th Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition (Bolzano, 2011).

DECEMBER 17, 2017

as a “sensitive colorist and intelligent musician” (New York Concert Review). Her numerous awards include First Prize in the
Rosalyn Tureck International Bach Competition, the 1000 Islands International Chopin Piano Competition and the Baltimore Music Club Competition. She also has performed as a piano soloist with the Lansdowne Symphony, the Delaware County Symphony and the Wilmington Community Orchestra. And, she won the Newark Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition and performed Grieg’s Piano Concerto under the baton of Maestro
Simeone Tartaglione. She also is an avid composer.

JANUARY 14, 2018

JUN HWI CHO was born in Seoul, Korea, and began his
piano studies at the age of 9. He completed four years in the Preparatory Division of the Korean National University of Arts
and attended the Korean National Institute for the Gifted in Arts.
He graduated from the Yewon School (Arts Middle School) in
2012 and attended the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School. He remains at Juilliard, currently pursuing his Bachelor
of Music degree. He has appeared as a soloist with the Orchestra de Wallonie (Brussels), the Korean W. Philharmonic Orchestra
and the Bucheon Symphonia Orchestra in Seoul.

MARCH 11, 2018

DANIEL KIM has been described as a musician with “startling technique” and “a mature sense of interpretation.” In addition to being a Prize Winner of the 2014 New York International Piano Competition, he was a First Prize Winner of the 2013 Boston Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition and a First Prize Winner at the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra Concerto Competition in 2010. An avid chamber musician, Daniel has spent summers at Greenwood Chamber Music Camp and was a semifinalist at the 2013 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Daniel attended the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and is currently pursuing studies at Harvard University in molecular and cellular biology. He continues his piano studies with Professor Aleksander Korsantia at New England Conservatory.


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