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Spelman music professor performs classical compositions
Spelman music professor performs classical compositions

ATLANTA -- The Spelman College Department of Music presents a performance by pianist Hyunjung Rachel Chung, Ph.D., associate professor at Spelman College, Saturday, April 13 at 3 p.m. in Sisters Chapel. Chung will perform a selection of classical compositions to include Beethoven’s “Fantasia Sonata In D,” Faure’s “Valse-Caprice No. 1 Op. 20” and works by Debussy. The recital is free and open to the public.

Born in South Korea, Chung has performed as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician in Italy, France, Thailand, Canada, Korea and throughout the United States. She has distinguished herself in several competitions including the 27th Artist International New York Debut Audition, Milosz Magin International Piano Competition, and International Web Concert Hall Competition.

Her unique programs exhibit her commitment to promote new music written by living composers and rarely heard music by known composers. As an acclaimed collaborate artist, she has worked with many established instrumentalists, and served as an accompanist and orchestra pianist for the Delaware Valley Opera Company and Hudson Opera Theater in New York. As a music educator, she has judged numerous competitions and auditions including World Pianovision Competition, ACT-SO, and National Federation of Music Club Audition.

For more information, contact the Spelman College Department of Music at 404-270-5476.