Dallas, TX – The Dallas Chamber Symphony has invited pianist and pedagogue, Dr. Young-Hyun Cho to be a jury member for the DCS International Piano Competition, to be held during the second week of March, 2013.
Young-Hyun Cho currently serves as Assistant Professor of Piano on the faculty at The University of Texas at Arlington. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music, Master of Music and a Graduate Performance Diploma from Peabody Conservatory, and Bachelor of Music from Seoul National University. Her major teachers include Nelita True, Boris Slutsky, and Mi-Kyung Kim.
As an international performer, Dr. Cho has performed with the Seoul National Symphony, Korean Broadcasting System Symphony, Korean Symphony, Daejeon Philharmonic, International Chamber Ensemble of Rome, Eurasian Philharmonic, Holland Symphony, Eastman Symphony, and The University of Texas at Arlington Orchestra. Her accolades on the national and international piano competition circuit from numerous competing in Louisiana International Piano Competition, Virginia Waring International Piano Competition, the Harrison Winter Competition, Eastman Concerto Competition, Korea Music Association Competition, Seoul Arts Center’s Orchestral Festival Soloist Music Competition, KBS Music Competition, and the JoongAng Times Music Competition.
Over the past several years, Dr. Cho has been invited to present recitals and master classes across North America, Asia, and Europe. She has appeared at California State University, Levine School of Music, Louisiana State University, University of Central Oklahoma, Bowling Green State University, Auburn University, South Carolina State University, Southern Methodist University, Texas Christian University, Oakland University, McNeese State University, Henderson State University, Texas State University, West Texas A&M University, Midwestern State University, Morningside College, Briar Cliff University, Northwestern College, Texas Music Teachers Association, German Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, AUA Auditorium in Chiang Mai, Thailand, the University-College Sedaya International in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the World Piano Conference in Serbia, Regensburg University in Germany, Yonsei University, the German Embassy in Seoul, Korea.
In 2013, Dr. Cho’s performance schedule includes recitals, lectures, and master classes throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.
The DCS International Piano Competition will be held from March 14th through 16th, 2013 in the Caruth Auditorium at the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. The competition is presented in partnership between the Dallas Chamber Symphony and the Meadows School of the Arts. All competition rounds, masterclasses and recitals are free and open to public.
The Dallas Chamber Symphony will accompany the International Piano Competition winner in concert on April 30, 2013 at the City Performance Hall in Dallas, Texas.
Tickets are available starting at $29 ($15 for students) at the DCS website, www.DallasChamberSymphony.org; they can also be purchased by phone at (214) 880-0202 or at the box office of the City Performance Hall.