First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge’s Newsong Concert Series is hosting Young Kim in a piano recital on Sunday, September 23, at 3 p.m.
Kim is an assistant professor of music at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, where she teaches applied piano, class piano, and music theory; she also directs the LMU Choir.
Kim received a doctor of musical arts in piano performance with a minor in music theory from Louisiana State University, where she studied with Willis Delony. Under the guidance of Delony and minor professor David Smyth, Kim completed her monograph, titled “Practical Performance Considerations for the Andante con moto of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto in G Major, Op. 58.”
At the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Kim was awarded an assistantship while pursuing a master of music in the studio of David Northington; additionally, she received a graduate student travel award, which funded travel to Birklehof, Germany, to perform at the InterHarmony International Music Festival.
Kim received a bachelor of music from Tennessee Technological University, where she studied with Catherine Godes and received the Rose and O.C. Stewart Music Scholarship (voted most outstanding senior by TTU Music faculty).
Kim was named the Winner of the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Competition (Tennessee State Level) in 2009 and has adjudicated numerous competitions. She has been inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Kappa Lambda.
The recital is free and open to the public. A small reception will follow the performance.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
This press release was submitted by Seth O’Kegley.
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