Faculty Artist: Lynn Ledbetter, violin with Hye-Gyung Ji, piano
Faculty Artist Series presents Lynn Ledbetter, violin with guest pianist, Hye-Gyung Ji
Performing Arts Center Recital Hall
Lynn F. Ledbetter, a native of Austin, TX, holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Houston, and the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Following nine years as a faculty member at Eastern New Mexico University, she returned to the Austin area to serve on the faculty at Texas State University as Professor of Violin and Coordinator of the String Area. In addition, she has served on the music faculties of the College of Saint Scholastica and the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Ledbetter has performed and continues to concertize throughout the southwestern and midwestern United States as a solo-recitalist. As a chamber musician, she has toured Turkey, Canada, China, Europe, Mexico, and the United States.
Dr. HYE-GYUNG JI, a native of South Korea, is an Assistant Professor of Piano at South Plains College in Levelland, TX where she teaches courses in applied music and group piano and accompanies a choir.
A winner of the Texas Tech University Symphony Orchestra Soloist Concerto Competitions, Dr. Ji was chosen as a piano soloist for “For Excellence In Performance” in 2002 by Pi Kappa Lambda and has actively performed solo, lecture, and collaborative recitals both in the United States and South Korea. Her performances were featured through “Music from Texas Tech” on KOHM Classical Radio Station. As a piano pedagogue, she participated in editing supplementary repertoire books of a Korean piano method called “KLAVIER”, published an ariticle in Korean piano magazine “International Piano”, and has given a presentation at the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) and a lecture and New Faculty Recital at Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA).
With distinction, Dr. Ji holds a B.M. degree in Piano Performance from Chung-Ang University in South Korea and both her M.M. in Piano Performance and D.M.A. in Piano Pedagogy from Texas Tech University where she studied under Dr. Lora Deahl.