Guest Alumni Recital: Chien-Jung Chen, Choong-ha Nam
Friday, April 6, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Alumnae and duo-pianists Chien-Jung Chen and Choong-ha Nam present a joint guest recital featuring the music of Guastavino, Kasputin, Mozart and Shostakovich.
About the Artists
Chien-Jung Chen is the director of the Preparatory and Continuing Studies program at the Moores School of Music. She has performed recitals and concertos with organizations in the U.S. and her native South Africa, including with the Gauteng Youth Symphony and the National and Johannesburg symphony orchestras. She was a student of Nancy Weems at the Moores School of Music, where she completed a Doctor of Musical Arts degree.
Choong-ha Nam teaches applied and class piano, as well as piano pedagogy at West Texas A&M University. In 2006, she received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Houston, where she appeared as a soloist with the Moores School Symphony Orchestra as the winner of the 2004 UH concerto competition.