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Young Artists Concert Series

Sponsored with the Stecher & Horowitz Foundation, this series presents the prize winners of the biennial New York International Piano Competition.

Admission to each concert is free and open to the public. Enter at the Marvin and Elisabeth Cassell Community House (One East 65th Street). Concerts are held on Sunday afternoons at 3 PM in Greenwald Hall.

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OCTOBER 18, 2015

Described by The New York Times as playing with “steely power and incisive rhythm,” pianist LARRY WENG is a laureate of numerous competitions, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Concerto Competition, the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition for Young Musicians and the 2006 New York International Piano Competition. He has performed in many renowned concert halls, including Weill Recital Hall, and has appeared with numerous orchestras. In 2009, Larry graduated from the highly selective joint-degree program between Columbia University and The Juilliard School. He currently is completing his Master of Musical Arts at the Yale School of Music under Professor Boris Berman.

DECEMBER 13, 2015

Born in Busan, South Korea, SUN-A PARK began to play the piano at the age of 4 and later studied with Seymour Bernstein of New York University. She enrolled at the Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division (1997-2005) at the age of 9 and completed her undergraduate and graduate studies (2005-2011) with Yoheved Kaplinsky and Matti Raekallio at the Juilliard School. In 2014, Sun-A completed the prestigious Soloklasse Programm in Hannover, Germany, with Bernd Goetzke. She is currently under the tutelage of Professor Boris Berman at Yale University.


JANUARY 17, 2016

was born in Seoul, Korea, in 1996 and began his piano studies at the age of 9. He completed four years in the Preparatory Division of the Korean National University of Arts and attended the Korean National Institute for the Gifted in Arts. He graduated from the Yewon School (Arts Middle School) in 2012 and attended the Pre-College Division of The Juilliard School. He remains at Juilliard, currently pursuing his Bachelor of Music degree. In June 2014, he became the First Prize Winner of the Seventh New York International Piano Competition.

MARCH 13, 2016

KATE LIU, born in Singapore in 1994, has been hailed by
The Washington Post as a pianist with “a burgeoning talent
and a musical poise well beyond her years.” She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree at the Curtis Institute of Music with Robert McDonald. Her previous private studies were at the Music Institute of Chicago with Alan Chow,
Micah Yui and Emilio del Rosario.


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