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Published February 06, 2023
Pianist Jiwon Han opens the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s spring semester Faculty Recital Series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The recital is free and open to the public.
The program will include works by Beethoven, Florence Price, John Corigliano and Liszt.
Han, a South Korean-born pianist, recently joined the UW Department of Music faculty as a collaborative pianist. He previously taught students as an instructor and teaching assistant at Michigan State University and the University of Cincinnati.
Han is establishing himself as a versatile chamber musician and collaborative pianist. He has performed for years exclusively with artists of ÓCREDIA, the leading artist management company in South Korea, including violist Richard Yongjae O’Neill, tenor Ji-Min Park and violinist Zia Hyunsu Shin, the winner of the Queen Elisabeth Competition, the International Tchaikovsky Competition and the Long-Thibaud Competition.
As an experienced orchestra pianist, Han has performed in concerts in a wide range of genres, including jazz, pop and musical productions. Additionally, he has shown his musical abilities by making television programs for live performances as a producer for the Korean Broadcasting System. As a conductor, he has directed for several orchestras and choirs.
Han is a classical music researcher, with particular interest in the history of diversity and equity and the music of Black and female composers in the United States.
For more information, call Kathy Kirkaldie, UW Fine Arts coordinator, at (307) 766-2160 or email email@example.com.