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Concert Pianist Dr. Eun-Joo Kwak in Recital
Friday, June 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pmFree
Dr. Eun-Joo Kwak is an internationally admired concert artist, chamber musician, educator and clinician. She has traveled throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States, performing at Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts in Chicago, American Landmark Festival in New York, Sunday Afternoon Live at the Chazen in Madison, Isidor Bajiç Music School in Serbia,Taipei National Recital Hall in Taiwan, and Seoul Arts Center in Korea. Prize winner in the Samick National Competition in Korea, International Beethoven Sonata Competition in Memphis, and the International Piano Duo Competition in Japan, she has performed with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Chamber Orchestra, KBS Symphony Orchestra of Korea, among many others. Her performances have been broadcast by KBS-FM in Korea, WFMT-Chicago, Christian Radio of Taiwan, and Wisconsin Public Radio. Her recordings are available on the Northwestern Press, the Vienna Modern Masters, and the online Naxos Music Library. Her most recent CD album of Debussy Préludes Book II was released in 2018, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the composer’s death. Dr. Kwak earned her BM from Seoul National University, MM from Roosevelt University, and DM from Northwestern University, and is currently Keyboard Area Chair at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.
Sonata in Bb Major, KV 333 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Selections from Preludes Book II by Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Two Intermezzi by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Carnaval, Op. 9 by Robert Schumann (1810-1856)