DMA student YooJin Jang and Artist Diploma student Brannon Cho play concerts in Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall this month.
Two NEC students will make recital hall debuts at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall this month:
On Tuesday, April 16, DMA student, multi-degreed alumna, and violinist YooJin Jang ’12 MM, ’13 GD, ’15 AD, ’19 DMA will make her solo Weill Recital Hall debut with pianist Renana Gutman, presented by Concert Artists Guild.
Applauded by The Strad for her “fiery virtuosity” and “consummate performances,” violinist YooJin Jang is a winner of the 2017 CAG Competition, and is also First Prize winner of the 2016 Sendai International Music Competition in Japan. YooJin’s 18-19 season includes concerto debuts at New York’s Chautauqua Institution and in Japan with the Osaka Symphony Orchestra.
On Monday, April 22, Artist Diploma student and cellist Brannon Cho ’19 AD makes his recital debut at Weill Recital Hall. The recital is presented by Center for Musical Excellence, which awarded to Cho its 2015 CME International Performing Arts Grant. Cho also won First Prize at the 6th International Paulo Cello Competition this fall and is also a prize winner of the Queen Elisabeth, Naumburg, and Cassadó International Cello Competitions.
Cho's Weill Recital Hall appearance comes close after his Artist Diploma Recital at NEC's Jordan Hall, which will take place on Saturday, April 20. Free tickets are still available.