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제 2회 미래를 여는 음악회

"Sounds of Korea"

The Korea Times-Chicago and Judson University present
the second Scholarship Benefit Concert for Young Artists
(제 2회 미래를 여는 음악회)
on Sunday, Feb. 8, 7:00 p.m.,
at North Shore Center for Performing Arts in Skokie, IL.

Tickets: $75, $50, $25

Special Guest - Shin Dongwon, tenor

Shin Dongwon, tenor

Shin Dongwon, tenor

Performed at Dayton Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Nashville Opera, Palm Beach opera, Philadelphia Opera, and Santa Fe Opera.

New York Metropolitan Opera debut in 2009-2010 season.

Graduated from the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia.
BM in Music from Seoul National University

Korean Art Songs
Eun-sil Ra, soprano
Hae-Jung Shin,
GhiBong Kim, baritone
Sojung Lee Hong, Piano

Sojung Lee Hong has communicated her joy of music making with the Judson University community since 1998. Prior to coming to Judson, she studied at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with Professor Ian Hobson and earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Literature with a minor in Accompanying. During her doctoral studies, she was awarded the first prize at the Irene Tintner Piano Competition, which resulted in her performing solo and chamber recitals in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

Born in Seoul, Korea, she graduated from Seoul Arts High School and received both Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from Seoul National University. In Korea, she has performed in such major venues as the Seoul Arts Center, Sejong Arts Center, and Hoam Arts Hall. In the U.S. she has appeared with the Valley Civic Orchestra, the Elgin Community College Civic Orchestra, the Judson University Community Orchestra, and the Germania Orchestra.

Dr. Hong has enjoyed her dual career as an educator and performer since she joined music faculty at Judson University. She was invited as a clinician at the conference of Illinois State Music Teachers Association held at Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois. She also taught and performed as a guest artist-teacher at the EumYoun Summer Piano Academy, Korea. As a church musician, she serves as the music director at West Alliance Church in Warrenville.

Dr. Hong received MA, BA from Seoul National University, Korea and DMA from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Master of Ceremony - Won J. Park

The theme of this concert is Sounds of Korea (한국의 소리).

You will also hear many of well-known Korean art songs performed by four singers.
(그리운 금강산, 동심초 등)

Invitation letter

We would like to invite you to a special musical event, "Sounds of Korea’ on Sunday, Feb 8, 7:00 p.m., at North Shore Performing Art Center, Skokie.

Proceeds from this concert will fund scholarships for Korean students with degrees in music who wish to gain a foot-hold in the western world of music.

The Korea Times of Chicago will be involved in this process of selecting exceptionally talented young musicians from Korea. Judson University will provide resources so that the best from Korea can enrich their music skills with study in our city.

We appreciate you participation and support in the "Sounds of Korea Concert".

This evening of stunning music will help others provide similar experiences in the future.

Sojung Lee Hong
Associate Professor of Piano
Judson University


Tickets: $75, $50, $25

Place to buy tickets: Word of Life (생명의 말씀사 --- 847-296-3160) or Call Ghibong Kim (847-890-1655)


North Shore Performing Arts Center
9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL
‎ - (847) 615-1811‎ 

North Shore Performing Arts Center


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