Guest Alumni Recital: Chien-Jung Chen, Choong-Ha Nam
Friday, April 6, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Alumnae and duo-pianists Chien-Jung Chen and Choong-Ha Nam present a join guest recital featuring the music of Guastavino, Kasputin, Mozart and Shostakovich.
About the Artists
Chien-Jung Chen has performed several solo recitals, chamber pieces and concertos with organizations in South Africa, including the Gauteng Youth Symphony Orchestra and the National and Johannesburg symphony orchestras. She was a student of Nancy Weems at the UH Moores School of Music where she completed a Doctor of Musical Arts degree. While pursuing her degree, Chen served as the graduate teaching assistant in the piano department.
Choong-Ha Nam teaches class and studio piano, as well as piano pedagogy at West Texas A&M University. In 2006, she received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance from the University of Houston, where she appeared as a soloist with the Moores School Symphony Orchestra as the winner of 2004 UH concerto competition.