OSWEGO FACULTY TO PERFORM AT CARNEGIE'S WEILL HALL
OSWEGO -- Pianist Robert Auler and violinist Seung
hee Yang of SUNY Oswego's music faculty will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday,
June 15, at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Yang and Auler will perform 19th and 20th century
sonatas for violin and piano by Schumann, Janacek and Ravel along with
short pieces by Debussy and Brahms. Auler will perform 20th century
piano works by a French composer, Olivier Messiaen, and a New
York-based composer, Derek Bermel.
Tickets are still available for this event at a cost
of $50. For ticket information, call the Oswego Alumni Association at
315-312-2258 or visit http://oswegoalumni.oswego.edu/carnegiehall/.
special offer is available for SUNY Oswego theatre and music alumni,
who may purchase two tickets for the price of one. Current SUNY Oswego
students may attend the concert for free, although reservations are
Auler, making his Carnegie Hall debut in this
performance, maintains an active national and international performing
career. He recently returned from a series of concerts in Venezuela,
performing modern works of American and Venezuelan composers. As a
winner of the Young Keyboard Artists' Association Piano Prize, Auler
presented concerts in Germany, France, the Netherlands and Denmark,
receiving critical acclaim for his performance of Gershwin's Concerto
He has also recently appeared in concert in cities
such as Detroit, Dallas, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Louisville, Santa
Barbara, Rochester, Greensboro and Austin, and on the Dame Myra Hess
series in Chicago, with a live simulcast on Chicago's WFMT-FM Radio. He
is a keen advocate of new music, having worked with William Bolcom,
Steve Reich, Leslie Bassett, Martin Bresnick, Kevin Beavers and
Auler's festival performances have included
appearances at the Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West,
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, MUSIC 2003, Brave New Works-Ann Arbor and the
Michigan City Chamber Music Festival. Upcoming projects include
concerts in Baltimore, Knoxville, a residency with Indiana's LaPorte
Symphony Orchestra and a professional recording of all of the cello and
piano works of William Bolcom with cellist Wesley Baldwin.
A native of Seoul, South Korea, Yang made her New
York debut at Carnegie Hall in 2002. She has been featured as a
recitalist and a soloist of the CIS Collegium Musicum string orchestra
of Mozarteum in Austria, Germany, Spain, France and Italy.
She has been a concertmaster, principal violinist
and member of various orchestras, including the Seoul Music Academy,
Collegium Musicum of Seoul National University, Salzburg
Kammerphillharmonie and Princeton Pro Musica. Yang is a graduate of the
Seoul National University, Mozarteum in Salzburg, Amsterdam
Conservatory and Rutgers University.
She has performed in various music festivals, such
as the Holland Music Session, Salzburg Summer Academy, Carl Flesh
Academy and Bowdoin Music Festival. She was a winner of the Dong-A
music competition in Korea and the Rutgers Concerto Competition, and
received a special presentation award at the Artist International
Her teachers have included Arnold Steinhardt,
Ruggiero Ricci, Victor Liberman and Jong-sook Li.
Weill Recital Hall is located at 154 W. 57th St. in
New York City.