4 PM SUNDAY, MAY 1 IN THE SANCTUARY • FREE WILL OFFERING • FACE MASKS OPTIONAL
Renowned pianist Eun Ae Baik-Kim and violinist Ye-jin Han will take the stage to play selections including César Franck’s “Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano” and Johannes Brahms’ “Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108.”
Korean born pianist Eun Ae Baik-Kim has performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician in South America and the United States and is familiar to Derry Church audiences. She is a winner of numerous competitions including “Chautauqua Piano Competition,” “Concurso para Jovens Solistas,” and “Concurso Estadual para Instrumentistas e Cantores,” and received a “Diploma de Honra” for distinguished artist by Conservatório Carlos Gomes. She was the youngest pianist to perform the significant concert series “Suite Iberia de Albeniz,” a festival sponsored by the Spanish Consulate in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dr. Baik-Kim is a faculty member of Dickinson College where she is a devoted collaborative artist and teacher.
The versatile Korean violinist/violist Ye-jin Han has performed throughout the United States, Canada, South America and Europe, and has been praised for her “pure, expressive tone” and “effortless playing” at her Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall debut. Dr. Han has been a prize winner at many competitions including the Citta di Brescia International Violin Competition in Italy, Five Towns Music and Arts Foundation Young Musician Competition, and Lilian Fuchs Memorial Chamber Music Competition in New York. She is a concertmaster of the Bergen Symphony Orchestra and recently played her fourth concerto with the orchestra as a soloist. Dr. Han holds a DMA from Stony Brook University and has a private studio which has produced many competition winners and musical leaders at conservatories and state/local youth orchestras.