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6th TX State International Piano Festival Guest Artist Series: Dr. Anton Nel of The University of Texas-Austin

May 30, 7:00PM - 8:00PM
6th TX State International Piano Festival Guest Artist Series: Dr. Anton Nel of The University of Texas-AustinThe 6th TX State International Piano Festival Guest Artist Series presents Dr. Anton Nel of The University of Texas-Austin
7:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Highlights of Dr, Anton Nel's nearly four decades of concertizing include performances with the Cleveland Orchestra and the symphonies of Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Detroit and London, among many others. Two noteworthy world premieres of works by living composers include "Virtuoso Alice" by David Del Tredici (dedicated to and performed by Dr. Nel at his Lincoln Center debut in 1988) as well as Stephen Paulus's Piano Concerto, also written for Dr. Nel. The acclaimed world premiere took place in New York in 2003.

As a recitalist, he has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum and the Frick Collection in New York, at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena, Davies Hall in San Francisco, and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. He has performed recitals in major concert halls in Canada, England, France, Holland, Japan, Korea and South Africa.

$5 parking. available at the Edward Gary Street Garage at the corner of University Drive and Edward Gary Street (adjacent to the Performing Arts Center).

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at txstatepresents@txstate.edu  For more information call 512.245.6500.  Box office opens at 6pm; General admission seating begins at 6:45pm.

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); (new) Recital Hall
Cost:
General admission: $20*, Students $5* (*A $2 processing fee will be added per paid ticket online or at the window).
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
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6th TX State International Piano Festival Rising Stars Series: Sejoon Park of The Peabody Institute

May 31, 4:30PM - 5:30PM
6th TX State International Piano Festival Rising Stars Series: Sejoon Park of The Peabody InstituteThe 6th TX State International Piano Festival Rising Stars Series presents Sejoon Park of The Peabody Institute
4:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Sejoon Park was born to cellist parents in Seoul, Korea, and made his orchestral debut with Korea’s Busan Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of ten. Mr. Park has received top prizes from the New Orleans International Piano Competition, the PianoArts Competition, the Southeastern Piano Competition, and the King Award for Young Artists. He has performed on the stages of Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Benedict Music Tent in Aspen, Colorado, and has appeared as soloist with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, the Salina Symphony, the Eurasian Philharmonic, the South Carolina Philharmonic, and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. He is the winner of the 2014 Astral Artists National Auditions.

$5 parking. available at the Edward Gary Street Garage at the corner of University Drive and Edward Gary Street (adjacent to the Performing Arts Center).

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at txstatepresents@txstate.edu  For more information call 512.245.6500.  Box office opens at 3:30pm; General admission seating begins at 4:15pm.

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); (new) Recital Hall
Cost:
$15* Adult/$5* Student (*plus a $2 processing fee for all tickets purchased online or at the window)
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
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6th TX State International Piano Festival Finalist Recital Series: Soyeon An and Sung-Soo Cho

Jun 01, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
6th TX State International Piano Festival Finalist Recital Series presents Soyeon An and Sung-Soo Cho
7:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Soyeon An, 23, from South Korea, started playing the piano when she was 7. She graduated from Sunwha Arts High School and Seoul National University in Korea, studying with Yongsil Kim, Heeguin Kim and Hyungbae Kim. She has won several competitions including Seoul Music Competition, Korea Mozart Orchestra Competition, The New Arts Competition, and the Bucheon Scholarship Competition. At the age of 17, she got award from superintendent and mayor of Seoul. She also became a winner with special prize at Korea Duo Piano Competition in 2012. She participated in Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival in Florida (2014), Atlantic Music Festival in Maine (2013), Chautauqua Music Festival in New York (2012) and Buam Society Piano Summer Festival in Korea (2011). She received the Faculty Merit Award at 17th Chautauqua Piano Competition.

  Sung-Soo Cho continues to captivate the audience with profound interpretations of musical depth. Praised for his techniques and command at the piano, his wide musical perception has drawn the audience. Recently awarded for “Best American Contemporary Performance” at The Cincinnati World Piano Competition, he especially enjoys broadening his passion for contemporary music. Mr. Cho has been a worldwide prizewinner in numerous competitions including International Piano Competition “Delia Steinberg” in Spain, JoongAng Music Concours in Korea, the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition in New York, and The Cincinnati World Piano Competition

$5 parking. available at the Edward Gary Street Garage at the corner of University Drive and Edward Gary Street (adjacent to the Performing Arts Center).

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at txstatepresents@txstate.edu  For more information call 512.245.6500.  Box office opens at 6pm; General admission seating begins at 6:45pm.

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); (new) Recital Hall
Cost:
$15*Adult/$5*Student (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window0
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
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6th TX State International Piano Festival Finalist Recital Series: Jeremy Hassell and Hyeinn Jun

Jun 02, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
6th TX State International Piano Festival Finalist Recital Series presents Jeremy Hassell and Hyeinn Jun
7:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Jeremy Hassell began his studies at the age of 9, and debuted with the Amarillo Symphony at the age of 14 as the youngest ever winner of their Young Performers' Competition.  Since then, he has appeared twice on NPR's acclaimed radio program From the Top and has also had performances featured on Interlochen Public Radio, KACV's documentary series ARTzone and the 2014 TEDx Texas Tech University Conference.  Competition successes include first prize at the Junita Miller Concerto Competition, the Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition, and the Interlochen Arts Academy Concerto Competition.

  Hyeinn Jun began lessons at age five. She holds an award from the Eumag Chunchu Competition, 2010. Also, she won the Kaywon High School of Arts Chamber Music Competition in 2007 and 2008. Hyeinn was the recipient of awards and scholarships from institutions in her home country such as the Yongln Citizen Scholarship Foundation and the Gyeonggi-do Federation of Teachers Association. Hyeinn performed as a soloist with Kaywon Alumni Orchestra in 2008. She had a solo recital in Win Art Hall in Seoul in 2014. Recently, she won the Eastman School of Music Concerto Competition and performed with Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. She has performed and studied in master classes with Piotr Paleczny, Soojung Shin, Kyung-sook Lee, Gerrit Zitterbart and Eduardus Halim.

$5 parking. available at the Edward Gary Street Garage at the corner of University Drive and Edward Gary Street (adjacent to the Performing Arts Center).

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at txstatepresents@txstate.edu  For more information call 512.245.6500.  Box office opens at 6pm; General admission seating begins at 6:45pm.
Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); (new) Recital Hall
Cost:
$15*Adult/$5*Student (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window)
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
[add to your calendar]

6th TX State International Piano Festival Finalist Recital Series: Inyoung Kim and Nathan Ryland

Jun 03, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
6th TX State International Piano Festival Finalist Recital Series presents Inyoung Kim and Nathan Ryland
7:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

Inyoung Kim began her studies at Seoul Arts Center Prodigy Academy. She graduated from Sunhwa Arts School adn Sunhwa Arts High School, summa cum laude. She studied at Seould National University with Jong Hwa Park and graduated as cum laude and recipient of Seoul National Univeristy, Seongnam Association and Artsylvia Foundation. Currently, she is a candidate for the Master degree at New England Conservatiory under the guidance of Professor Alexander Korsantia and Maxim Mogilevsky with NEC schoarship and merit award. Kim is a prize winner in major international and national competitions. Whe won the top prize in KiikMin Journal Competition, Teenager Piano Competition, Music Journal Competition, Korea Piano Duo Competition, Seould Music Competition, Sejong Music Competition, Music Educational Competition, and Sunhwa Chamber Music Competition.

Nathan Ryland, from Richardson, TX, began playing piano at age five, studying with Dr. Grace Long from age six through high school. He progressed quickly, soon winning numerous local competitions. He continued to advance, eventually winning the state and regional levels of the MTNA performance contest as a senior in high school, competing at the 2013 National Conference. Nathan won second place in the BMC Piano Competition at the Brevard Music Center in the summer of 2014 as well as winning the Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition, playing his debut with the Brevard Music Center Orchestra.  Nathan was the piano winner of the 2014-2015 UNT Concerto Competition, as well as a finalist in the 2015 Dallas International Piano Competition.

$5 parking. available at the Edward Gary Street Garage at the corner of University Drive and Edward Gary Street (adjacent to the Performing Arts Center).

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at txstatepresents@txstate.edu  For more information call 512.245.6500.  Box office opens at 6pm; General admission seating begins at 6:45pm.

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); (new) Recital Hall
Cost:
$15*Adult/$5*Student (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window)
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
[add to your calendar]

6th TX State International Piano Festival Rising Stars Series: Ryan Reilly of The Juilliard School

Jun 04, 4:30PM - 5:30PM
6th TX State International Piano Festival Rising Stars Series: Ryan Reilly of The Juilliard SchoolThe 6th TX State International Piano Festival Rising Stars Series presents Ryan Reilly of The Juilliard School
4:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall

A native of upstate New York, Ryan Reilly is a prizewinner in numerous competitions in his native area and abroad and has performed as soloist at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, , Steinway Hall, Juilliard’s Paul Hall, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Banff Centre, Kneisel Hall and Proctors Theatre. Lauded for his “sparkling technique” by The Daily Gazette, he has also performed with the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Empire State Youth Orchestra, and Luzerne Music Center Orchestra. Most recently, Ryan performed Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 83 with the Schenectady Symphony. Last summer included concerts in upstate New York and in Arkansas, at the University of Arkansas at Monticello Seark Concert Summertime Serenade with baritone Woodrow Bynum. Ryan began studying the piano when he was four, and is currently pursuing graduate studies at the Juilliard School with Julian Martin, enrolled in the Master’s of Music program. Ryan also has a Bachelor’s of Music from Juilliard,
and a diploma from their pre-college division. His past teachers include Aniko Szokody, Toby Blumenthal, Ernest Barretta and Seymour Lipkin. He has also worked with Arie Vardi, Robert McDonald, Murray Perahia, Midori, Dominique Weber. Ryan is an avid runner and loves to waterski. When not practicing, he can be found walking through Fort Tryon Park in Washington Heights, or at a sports bar watching football.

$5 parking. available at the Edward Gary Street Garage at the corner of University Drive and Edward Gary Street (adjacent to the Performing Arts Center).

Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at txstatepresents@txstate.edu  For more information call 512.245.6500.  Box office opens at 3:30pm; General admission seating begins at 4:15pm.
Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); (new) Recital Hall
Cost:
$15* Adult/$5* Student (*plus a $2 processing fee for all tickets purchased online or at the window)
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
[add to your calendar]

6th TX State International Piano Festival: Concerto Finale

Jun 06, 7:00PM - 9:00PM
6th TX State International Piano Festival: Concerto Finale6th TX State International Piano Festival presents: Concerto Finale
7:00 p.m.
Patti Strickel-Harrison Theatre in the Performing Arts Center

All 6 finalist will perform a movement of a concerto with The Roundrock Symphony under the direction of Akiko Fujimoto. A passionate advocate for young musicians, Fujimoto has served as the music director of orchestras at Harvard University, Stanford University and the College of William & Mary. She was also the Music Director of the Williamsburg Youth Orchestra in Virginia.

Fujimoto is the Associate conductor of the San Antonio Symphony, where she conducts over 40 concerts annually including classical, baroque, ballet, pops, and education concerts and leads pre-concert lectures for the Classics Series.

Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Patti Strickel-Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$25* Adult/$10* Student (*plus $2 processing fee for tickets online or at the window)
Campus Sponsor:
School of Music
Contact:
Nancy Harris, 512-245-3375
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