Wednesday, April 29, 2015

CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT THIS SUNDAY @ FARMSTEAD ARTS

CHAMBER MUSIC with Flutist Soo-Kyung Park and cellist Sean Katsuyama

WHEN: Sunday, May 3, at 4 PM
WHERE:
the historic farmhouse at 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ.
TICKETS: $10 for and are available through www.FarmsteadArtsCenter.org, or at the door.

The program will include JS Bach’s Sonata for Flute and Cello, Jacque Ibert’s Piece for Solo Flute, Gaspar Cassado’s Suite for Solo Cello (Spanish Dance Suite), Yuko Uebayashi’s Duo for Flute and Cello and Villa-Lobos’ The Jet Whistle for Flute and Cello.  

SooKyungPark_black_top_with_fluteFlutist Soo-Kyung Park first won international acclaim as winner of the Promising Artist Search in her native South Korea, where she performed in recital at the Seoul Arts Center, and subsequently won first prize in the New York Flute Club Competition, performing in New York’s Cami Hall. She has performed as soloist with the Korean Symphony at Alice Tully Hall.  Her radio credits include APR’s Performance Today and WQXR’s McGraw Hill Young Artist Showcase hosted by Bob Sherman. She has performed solo and chamber music concerts in the United States, and throughout Europe and Asia. Ms. Park is on the faculty at New York University and the Manhattan School of Music, Pre-College Division.  

Sean_Katsuyama,_cellist2Cellist Sean Katsuyama has performed with the Long Island Philharmonic and the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra, with whom he toured Japan and worked with musicians such as Michael Tilson Thomas, Christoph Eschenbach, and Toru Takemitsu. He has also toured South Korea and Europe as a member of the Hong Kong Philharmonic. Currently residing in New York City, he has performed solo and chamber music in many of its important halls, and had the honor to play for relief workers at the World Trade Center site.

Attendees will also have the opportunity of seeing the Member Art Show, which will open with a reception on the same day at 1 PM.  To learn more about additional upcoming events, visit www.FarmsteadArtsCenter.org.

The farmhouse is wheelchair accessible.  Anyone anticipating the need for additional accessibility services is encouraged to send an email to FarmsteadArtsCenter@gmail.com in advance.

Funds for these events have been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through the State/County Partnership Local Arts Program Grant administered by The Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission.