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March 8, 2014 | 7:30 P | Orchestra

Theme: Music of the Early 1770's in Austria

Symphony No. 17 in G Major, K. 129                W.A. Mozart

I. Allegro

II. Andante

III. Allegro

Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra in B-Flat Major, K. 207   W.A. Mozart

I. Allegro Moderato

II. Adagio

III. Presto

Ji Young An, Violin

INTERMISSION

Symphony No. 43 in E-flat Major "Mercury". H.I/43        F.J. Haydn

I. Allegro

II. Adagio

III. Menuet-Trio

IV. Allegro

HENRY SHIN has steadily built a reputation as versatile conductor of his generation.  A strong proponent of bringing music to underserved youth in Los Angeles, he serves as the music director and conductor of Harmony Project Orchestras.  Mr. Shin is also is the assistant conductor of the Elizabeth Mandel Music Institute (EMMI) Chamber Orchestra at the Crossroads School in Santa Monica, under Maestro Alexander Treger.   Prior to his arrival in Los Angeles, he served as assistant conductor of the University Symphony Orchestra at UC Berkeley and the San Francisco Civic Symphony.  During the summer months, Mr. Shin serves as music director of the UC Berkeley Summer Symphony.  He has also been music director of the San Francisco Arts Education Project’s Event Players, a premiere children’s musical theater troupe, leading sold-out performances of Carousel, Guys and Dolls, Oklahoma!, and On the Town.  In the Fall of 2009, Mr. Shin was a prizewinner at the prestigious International Competition for Young Conductors in Besançon, France – notable alumni to include Seiji Ozawa and Osmo Vänskä.

A pianist and cellist, Mr. Shin has studied conducting with David Milnes, John Barnett, Carl St.Clair, and Neal Stulberg, among others.  He has also worked alongside Kurt Masur, James Conlon, Marin Alsop, Gustav Meier, Daniel Lewis, and Stanislaw Skrowaczewski.  In 2006, he received the UC Berkeley’s Alfred Hertz Memorial Traveling Fellowship, which enabled him to be a conducting apprentice at the Deutsches Nationaltheater und Staatskapelle Weimar in Germany under Carl St.Clair.  Mr. Shin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UC Berkeley, his Masters degree in conducting from the USC Flora L. Thornton School of Music, and currently completing his doctoral studies at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.

Korean-born violinist JI YOUNG AN began her musical training on the piano at the age of 5, switching to violin at the age of 11. At the age of 13, she moved to Paris, France to continue her musical studies. In 2007, Ji Young graduated from the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris where she studied violin with Olivier Charlier, obtaining the conservatory’s first prize and following it up with a year of specializing in chamber music under Marc Coppey. Furthering her studies in the US, Ji Young has received a full scholarship from UCLA for her Master’s and DMA studies, under the tutelage of Guillaume Sutre, and was awarded the Elaine Krown Klein Fine Arts Scholarship, as well as the Mimi Alpert Feldman Scholarship. She has participated in several masterclasses with renowned artists such as Midori Goto, Martin Chalifour, and Renaud Capuçon. Ji Young has been in great demand as a guest artist and lecturer for the afternoon concert series at Pierce College and beginning January 2014, she has been appointed Lecturer of Violin at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, replacing Professor Movses Pogossian during his sabbatical.

2014-2015 Concert Season

 

Sept. 15-20, 2014

MUSIC BOOT CAMP

Returning & Incoming Students

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Oct. 15-18, 2014

INVITATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL

La Sierra University Campus

 

Oct. 17, 2014 | 7p

DEPT. OF MUSIC VESPERS

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Oct. 18, 2014 | 4p

INVITATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL VESPERS

La Sierra University Church

 

Nov. 1, 2014 | 7p

WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT

Featuring: James Miller, trombone

Hole Memorial Auditorium 

 

Nov. 15, 2014 | 7p

ORCHESTRA CONCERT

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Dec. 2, 2104 | 7p 

WIND & PERC. CHAMBER CONCERT

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Dec. 3, 2014 | 7p

JAZZ COMBO CONCERT

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Dec. 5, 2014 | 7:30p | $10

67th Candlelight Concert

La Sierra University Church

 

Dec. 7, 2014 | 7p | $15

CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

Featuring: Robert deMaine, cello and Orion Weiss, piano

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Dec. 10, 2014 | 7p

STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL

Hole Memorial Auditorium

 

Dec. 13, 2014 | 7p

BIG BAND CONCERT

Hole Memorial Auditorium