Music to offer thanks

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church will be alive with the sound of music this weekend.

Concert pianist: Ju Yeon Shin will perform in concert this weekend.

St. Andrew’s  Presbyterian Church will be alive with the sound of music this weekend.

Two outstanding South Korean musicians, pianist Ju Yeon Shin and flautist Seong-Haw Kook will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27.

South Shuswap resident Cliff Wulff met Shin in 2003, when he worked in Seoul, South Korea.

In 2005, he retired to Blind Bay and over the years Shin and her daughters visited the Shuswap and fell in love with the region.

Shin, was born in South Korea. She majored in piano at the ChuGye University for the Arts, and graduate studies at Sungshin University for Women.

As well as receiving a diploma from Bari Accedemia Niccolo Piccini in Italy, Shin has performed with the Romanian Giurgiu Philharmonic Orchestra, the Seoul Academy Orchestra and the Julla Symphony Orchestra.

She is currently lecturer at ChuGye and Suwon Universities, a regular member of Korea collaborative pianist Association and music director with the Daehan Music newspaper.

“She wishes to say thanks via her music,” says Wulff, noting Shin and another pianist performed a duo in Salmon Arm last year.

Flautist Seong-Haw Kook, born in South Korea, studied at the ChuGye University for the Arts in South Korea, Detmold University and Kunstlerische Susbildung in West Germany. She has performed in West Germany and with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra.

Talented Salmon Arm pianist Jaeden Izik-Dzurko will also perform.

The program includes Claude Boilong’s Suite No 1 and 5, Aires Valaques op10 Fantaisie by Franz Doppler, Gabriel V. Faure’s Sicilienne 78, Meditation de Thais by Jules F. Massenet and Bizet’s Carmen.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students. Children under 12 are admitted free.

 

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