may, 2023

wed31may12:00 pm12:35 pmSun Young Chang, Soprano & Sohyun Ahn, pianoWednesday Noonday Concert12:00 pm - 12:35 pm

Time

(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 12:35 pm

Location

The Interchurch Center Chapel

61 Claremont Avenue New York, NY 10027

Event Details

Sun Young Chang

Sun Young Chang has worked extensively both teaching voice and performing for over a decade, both in her native Korea and in the United States. She received her Masters and Professional Studies Diploma from Mannes College of Music, and made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2006 (and returned in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010). She was named a Finalist in the Connecticut Opera Guild Competition and the Violetta Du Pont Vocal Competition, and a Semi-Finalist in Rochester Oratorio Vocal Competition and Joy In Singing Competition. She has performed opera roles such as Mimi, Lauretta, Giulietta, Micaela, Donna Elvira, Pamina, Nella, Gilda, Anne Truelove, and Zerlina, with such companies as Empire Opera, the Delaware Valley Symphony Orchestra, Kaye Playhouse, and the Actors Studio. Also a Teaching Artist for the Metropolitan Opera Guild, she has worked as a private voice instructor and coach since 2002. She teaches actively at Kean University, Concordia Conservatory of Music and Art, Rosedale Achievement Center, and Wartburg Adult Care Community, and has been faculty at the Berkshire Choral Festival, Westerhoff School of Music and Art, and the Joy of Singing LLC. She also volunteers actively, concertizing at Women In Need Casa Rita Drug Abuse Clinic of the Bronx and gives her time regularly for Sing for Hope.

Sohyun Ahn, piano

Sohyun was named the Best Concert of the Yearby Eumak-Chunchu, South Korea’s leading classical music journal and has been described as a “an absolute master“ by New York Concert Review.

In the States, her performance venues include Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, Steinway Hall, Klavierhaus, Dimenna Center, Beethoven Haus, Bechstein Hall, Hubbard Recital Hall, Juilliard School, Hunter College, Concordia College, Union Theological Seminary, Trinity Church, Saint Paul’s Chapel, St.John’s in the Village,  InterChurch, Central Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church in New York City. She has also performed at Rutgers University, St. Elizabeth College, All Saints Episcopal Church, Madison Grace Church, Kirkpatrick Church, NV Hall, Nous Theater in New Jersey, An Die Musik in Baltimore, Bates Recital Hall at the University of Texas at Austin, Chicago Cultural Center and Dallas Public Library.

Her performances include appearances with the Queensboro Symphony Orchestra, the New Jersey Baroque Orchestra, Royal Scottish Academy Orchestra, the Korean Symphony Orchestra, the Seoul Tutti Orchestra and the Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra.  She was also a guest soloist at the concert honoring the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birth at the Sejong Art Center.  Her performances and interviews have been broadcast nationally in South Korea on EBS-TV and live broadcast on Chicago’s classical station WFMT. She has invited to perform at the W. Kempf Beethoven Course in Positano  Italy, and the Ferrara International Music Festival Concert Series.

For more information, visit: http://sohyun.org/

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Organizer

Christopher Johnson

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