h2/4 Duo, saxophone
3:00 pm | Sunday, March 24 | Staples Family Concert Hall
Founding members Jeffrey Loeffert and Jonathan Nichol are dedicated to commissioning and performing compelling new works for saxophone. They have performed at summer music festivals such as Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and the Cortona Sessions for New Music in Italy. h2/ 4 Duo promotes the awareness and appreciation of saxophone performance and education.
"The Quietest of Whispers"
with ÆPEX Contemporary Performance and music by Evan Ware
7:30 pm | Sunday, March 31 | Staples Family Concert Hall
Featuring guest artists ÆPEX Contemporary Performance, this concert of exclusive programming will leave audiences inspired. ÆPEX is a contemporary music presenting organization that promotes the world’s best new music at the highest possible artistic level. They aim to showcase rarely performed and underrepresented composers from around the world and provide Michigan audiences the opportunity to interact with the ever-broadening universe of twentieth and twenty-first century musical expression.
Download the link to our press release for this event here. PR Ware AEPEX.pdf
Jeongwon Ham, pianist
7:30 pm | Thursday, April 11 | Chamichian Recital Hall
Pianist Jeongwon Ham has won numerous piano competitions, including the Bartók/Kabalevsky International Piano Competition, Epinal International Piano Competition, Paul Hindemith Piano Competition, Artur Schnabel Piano Competition, and the Simone Belsky Piano Competition.
Ham held teaching positions in Germany, Korea, and US. In Germany, she taught at the Hochschule für Musik Hans-Eisler and the Carl Phillip Emmanuel Bach Music Pre-college in Berlin, and the University of Duisburg. In US, she has been a faculty member of the University of Northern Iowa. Currently, she is Professor of Piano at the University of Oklahoma.
“Jeongwon Ham possessed astonishing and effortless technique. She plays not only with incredible warmth, but also with great power.” -Frankfurter Rundschau
This concert is presented in memory of pianist Sequeira Costa.