Thursday Musical Artist Series
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Tickets $15, $10 (groups of 8+), $6 students, sold at the door, general seating
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Suite No. 3 in C Major for Unaccompanied Cello, BWV 1009
Hocheol Shin, cello
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
For Felicia Montealegre
For Johnny Mehegan
For David Diamond
For Helen Coates
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Bagatelles, Op. 126
Andante con moto
Moritz Moskowski (1854-1925)
Air de Ballet, Op. 36, No. 5
Herbert Johnson, piano
Ignace Pleyel (1757-1831)
Duet for Violin and Bassoon Op. 30 No. 3
II. Allegro espressivo
III. Tempo di Menuetto
Marion Judish, violin
Paul Humiston, bassoon
Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata Op. 81a (1810)
I. Das Lebewohl Adagio - Allegro
II. Abwesenheit Andante espressivo
III. Das Wiedersehen Vivacissimamente
Winston Kim, piano
Cellist Hocheol Shin began his musical training at age four and continued his studies at the prestigious Yewon Middle and Seoul Arts High Schools. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Korea National University of Arts and holds a Master of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music as a full scholarship recipient. Mr. Shin was appointed principal cello of the Manhattan Symphony, Manhattan Opera Orchestra, and the Manhattan Cello Ensemble.
Mr. Shin has been awarded top prizes at the Joong-Ang National, Busan Music Competition, Strad Competitions, Busan’s Metropolitan Mayor award and winner of Kenwood Symphony Orchestra Competition. He has performed as concerto soloist with the KBS (Korea Broadcasting System) Symphony Orchestra, Busan Philharmonic Orchestra, Gangnam Symphony Orchestra, Kenwood Symphony Orchestra, and Hyup String Chamber Orchestra.
Hocheol has been featured in many summer music festivals including Music Academy of the West, Great Mountain Music Festival & School, Ishikawa Music Academy, and the Kronberg Cello Academy. Mr. Shin has worked with renowned cellists Myung-Wha Chung, Hans Jørgen Jensen, Edward Aron, Aldo Parisot, Ole Akahosi, and Peter Bruns.
Hocheol is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Minnesota as a School of Music Graduate Fellowship recipient under the tutelage of Professor Tanya Remenikova. He is the principal cello of the University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra and Opera Orchestra and an artist member of Thursday Musical. His playing will be featured on Minnesota Public Radio in May 2019.
Herbert Johnson is professor of Piano and Director of Keyboard Activities at Bethel University. He received a Doctor of Musical Arts from the Manhattan School of Music and a Master of Music from the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. Herb performs in chamber and solo recitals at colleges and churches throughout the Twin Cities. He is a member of the Minnesota Music Teachers Association and the Music Teacher's National Association. He gives repertoire clinics for the Minneapolis Teachers Forum, Saint Paul Music Teachers Association, and the Saint Cloud Music Teachers Association. Herb also adjudicates for state competitions and festivals. He has taught masterclasses for the Rochester Area Keyboard Club and the Wirth Center for the Performing Arts.
Dr. Marion Judish is Professor of Violin and Viola at St. Cloud State University. She received her Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Minnesota, and studied chamber music performance at the Juilliard School of Music. An avid performer, Marion has performed on MPR, in recitals and with orchestras throughout Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Colorado, Wyoming, Chicago, and New York City. She has also concertized in Sweden, Germany, France and the U.K. Marion is concertmaster for the Wayzata Symphony, Amadeus Chamber Players, and the St. Cloud Symphony.
Paul K. Humiston studied bassoon with William Allgood of Western Michigan University, and continued studying with Homer Pence at Ball State University while pursuing his degree in architecture. In addition to being a licensed architect, he has been active as a performer on the Thursday Musical Artist Series and with various Twin Cities orchestras including the Mississippi Valley Orchestra, where he was twice a featured soloist, Symphony of the Lakes and Allegro Sinfonia. Since 2009 he has served as principal bassoonist of the Wayzata Symphony Orchestra. Paul also does some work as a freelance musician and particularly enjoys playing chamber music.
Pianist Jinsung (Winston) Kim is a recipient of numerous awards and scholarships. Recent prizes include first place at the Young Artist Series CFMTA Western Tour Competition, Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg Scholarship Competition, the Western Financial Group Insurance Tudor Bowl, and the Kaye and G.R. Rowe scholarship at the Brandon Festival of the Arts, where he was twice named top performer in at the BFA’s Encore concerts. He was also a finalist and prize-winner of the National Music Festival and National Finals of the Canadian Music Competitions, and recipient of the best performance award from the AMAF provincial festival. An active adjudicator, Jinsung has been invited as a juror for the Winnipeg Tauber Music Festival, Kramer School Piano Competition, Kramer School Concerto competition, and Prairie Spirit School Music Division Competition. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Minnesota under the tutelage of Dr. Kyung Kim.
Jinsung has been a full scholarship participant in the National Arts Center Young Artist Program (directed by Pinchas Zukerman), Bowdoin, Ambassador Concert Series in St. Petersburg College and University of South Florida, Rebecca Penney’s Piano Festival, Minnesota International Piano Camp, and the Tuckamore Music Festival.