Leonardo Vinci- Flute Sonata in D Major for Flute and Piano
Robert Beaser- Variations for Flute and Piano
I. Theme, Variations 1-5
II. Nocturne, Variations 6-8, Variation 9 (Cadenza)
III. Variations 11-14, Variation 15 (Coda)
Heinz Hollier- (é)cri(t) for Solo Flute
Philippe Gaubert- Trois Aquarelles for Flute, Cello and Piano
I. Par un clair matin (On a Clear Morning)
II. Soir d'Automne (Autumn Evening)
Frank Martin- Ballad for Flute and Piano
Sang Ae Kim / Flute
Sang Ae Kim, Solo Flutist of Korea’s Incheon Philharmonic since 2012, enjoys a multi-faceted career as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, teacher, and orchestral leader.
Ms. Kim has performed on international stages as a soloist with the Paris Massy Orchestra in France, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra in New York, and Incheon Philharmonic Orchestra in Korea. As a recitalist and chamber musician, she has been featured in the Kumho Young Artist Solo Recital Series in Korea, Saarburger Serenaden International Music Festival in Germany, and the Arona Music Festival in Spain.
Winner of Korea’s Promising Young Artist Award, Ms. Kim first came to international attention as the winner of the First Prizes in the Osaka International Music Competition and Ewha Kyunghyang Music Competition in her native South Korea. Upon arriving in America in 2007, she continued to win numerous competitions including First Prizes in the Mid-Atlantic Young Artist Competition, Baltimore Music Club Competition, and Boston University’s Concerto Competition. She has also received top awards in the Alexander & Buono International Competition, Central Ohio Flute Association Young Artist Competition, the Busan MBC Music Competition and the Mid-South Flute Society Young Artist Competition.
A passionate teacher, Ms. Kim is on the faculty of the Sungshin Women’s University, Yewon School, and Seoul Arts High School. Formerly, she was on the faculty at Korea National University of Arts.
Sang Ae Kim earned her Bachelor of Music Degree at Korea National University of Arts under the instruction of Zvelev Valentin, and her Master of Music Degree and Graduate Performance Diploma at Peabody Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Marina Piccinini. She is a DMA candidate at Boston University in Elizabeth Ostling’s studio. Her private teachers include Hye Kyung Lee, Soo-Kyung Park and Keith Underwood.
For more information, visit www.sangaekim.com
Jaehyeon Ha / Cello
Cellist Jaehyeon Ha has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician throughout her native Korea and the United States. Recent highlights include performing as soloist with the Seoul Philharmonic orchestra in Seoul’s KOEX auditorium and the Black Sea Symphony in KBS Hall. She made her Carnegie Hall recital debut as winner of first prize in the American Protégé Competition. She is an active member of the Boston Chamber Symphony Orchestra and Boston Cellos.
Ms. Ha has participated in numerous music festivals including Bowdoin Summer Music Festival and New York Summit Music Festival. She earned a Bachelor's degree from Dankook University, Masters degree from Indiana University and a Professional Studies degree from Mannes College The New School For Music, as a scholarship recipient at each school. She received a doctorate’s degree at Boston University’s School of Music. She has performed in master classes for renowned cellists such as Janos Starker, Natalia Gutman, Frans Helmerson, and Clive Greensmith. Her teachers have included Sungeun Hong, Sharon Robinson, Timothy Eddy, Jihoon Kim, Marc Johnson, and Sarah Ellison.
Jae Youn Yoo / Piano
Collaborative Pianist Jae Youn Yoo has a deep knowledge of a wide range of repertoires from Baroque, Classical, and Romantic to Contemporary periods and performs regularly with vocalists and instrumentalists alike. She has performed as studio pianist for many prestigious musicians including Kyung-Hwa Chung, Marrion Feldman, David Geber, Patinka Kopec, Lucie Robert, Michael Parloff, and Linda Chesis, and served as pianist for the Osaka International Music Competition and the International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians, as well as staff pianist in the College and Pre-College divisions at Manhattan School of Music.
Ms. Yoo is a visiting professor at the Ewha Womans University in Korea and an active lecturer at the Korea National University of Arts and the Mokwon University. She is a graduate of Seoul National University in Piano Performance. She received an Artists Diploma at Korea National University of Arts in Collaborative Piano Performance and her Master’s of Music at Manhattan School of Music in Collaborative Piano Performance, where she won the Artur Balsam Duo Competition, performing with Greek violinist Regi Papa. She has performed for world-renowned collaborative pianists’ in masterclasses, including Anne Epperson, Jean Barr, and Margo Garrett.