Peabody students will present “Classical Meets Improv at the Unitarian Church” on Friday, April 8 at 8:00pm at First Unitarian Church in Baltimore. The program features Esprit Quartet – comprised of students Daisy Rho, violin, Ryo usami, violin, Ankit Anil, viola, and Ethan Sandman, cello – performing Haydn’s String Quartet No. 1 in G Major; The Witches – comprised of students Ledah Finck, violin, and Louna Dekker-Vargas, flutes – performing improvisations and later joining students Alex Fournier, bass, Christina Manceor, percussion, and Nick Saia, electric guitar in the world premiere of Dr. Construction and (OR?) Ms. Multicolored Flower by Dominic Coles; and Carl Maria Von Weber’s Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano performed by faculty artist Michael Kannen, cello, and students Seungmin Oh, flute, and Rieko Tsuchida, piano.
Preparatory faculty member JeeYoung Rachel Choe (MM ’02, GPD ’03, DMA ’09, Flute), Grace Wang (MM ’12, GPD ’13, Flute), and flute students Seungmin Oh, Kah-Yun Song, and Kelly Sulick will join Sir James Galway and Lady Jeanne Galway in concert at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, March 20 at 4:00 pm. The upcoming concert was the subject of an article in The Washington Post titled “Galway brings Irish songs back to Kennedy Center” by Emily Cary on Tuesday, March 15.
The Johns Hopkins Korean Graduate Student Association will host its Third Annual Spring Concert on Friday, March 11th at 7:30 pm in Shriver Hall, located at the JHU Homewood Campus. The concert includes works by composers including Doppler, Franck, Schubert, Leoncavallo, Schumann, Brahms, Parker, and Kosma, as well as traditional Korean folk songs by Soo In Lee and Nan-Pa Hong. Performers include Minhee Park, piano, Samuel Deason, piano, Sahun Hong, piano, Hanna Shin, piano, Kyung-Jun Park, piano, Damien Noble, piano, Jeongmin Lee, violin, Gabriel Lee, violin, Daniel Jacobs, viola, Elliot Yang, cello, Thomas Fortner, cello, Jon Guo, bass, Seungmin Oh, flute, Gyuri Kim, flute, Kenny Kyung-won Baik saxophone, James Kil, tenor, and Byung Kang, drums. Admission is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome. For more information, contact JHU KGSA at firstname.lastname@example.org or view the Facebook event page at www.facebook.com/events/1679418462315077/.