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TAMIU Recital Features Classical Pianist Kim Oct. 11  Posted: 9/26/19

TAMIU Recital Features Classical Pianist Kim Oct. 11 

 

Dr. Jooyoung Kim
Dr. Jooyoung Kim  

Internationally-acclaimed classical pianist Dr. Jooyoung Kim will perform during an upcoming guest piano recital Friday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital Hall at Texas A&M International University (TAMIU).

Admission to the recital is free and open to the community.

Known for her musicianship and exquisite artistry, Kim, a native of South Korea, has been performing since making her debut as a soloist with the Korean Symphony Orchestra at the age of 12. She has performed across the world in both solo and chamber recitals in France, Germany, Japan, Spain, Russia and more.

Notable concert series featuring Kim include performances alongside the Yonsei Sinfonietta, the Yale University Symphony Orchestra, and the Ball State Symphony Orchestra. She has performed at various colleges and universities across the country including Anderson University, Indiana Wesleyan University, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, South Texas College and Texas A&M University-Kingsville, among others.

The winner of various national and international competitions, Kim has taken top accolades at the Joong-Ang National Music Competiton, the Yonsei Debut Award, the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Competition, the International Beethoven Piano Sonata Competiton, the Taneeve International Chamber Ensemble Competiton and many more.

Kim currently serves as a lecturer at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. She has previously held faculty positions at Indiana Wesleyan University, Indiana University East and Indiana University Kokomo. Kim holds degrees from Yonsei University, Universität der Künste Berlin, and Ball State University.

For more information on the concert, contact the College of Arts and Sciences, department of Fine and Performing Arts at 956.326.2654, or visit offices in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, room 217.

TAMIU is celebrating its 50th anniversary and its 25th anniversary at its north Laredo campus throughout 2019-2020.  A dedicated website shares the University’s transformation from a hybrid upper-level university to a full doctoral degree-granting University. It includes a calendar of Anniversary events and more at tamiu.edu/50.

For more on the University’s story, contact the TAMIU Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at 956.326.2180, email prmis@tamiu.edu, click on tamiu.edu or visit offices in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library, room 268.

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