The South Carolina School of the Arts presents The Festival of Keys!
February 8, 2014 – 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of musical fun with The South Carolina School of the Arts Piano Ensemble! Join our talented students and featured community keyboard artists as they entertain you on multiple pianos! Prepare to be delighted by these brilliant musicians performing pop songs, classical pieces and uplifting music.
Pre-Show reception for future South Carolina School of the Arts students!
Join us on February 8, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. for a pre-show meet and greet with the dean of The South Carolina School of the Arts, Dr. David Larson, and Dr. Howard Kim, Associate Professor of Music and director of the AU Piano Ensemble. Enjoy refreshments and spend time with our faculty members and current students before the Festival of Keys! Register below.
About Dr. Howard Kim
Dr. Howard Kim is an Associate Professor of Music at The South Carolina School of the Arts and director of the AU Piano Ensemble. Concert pianist, collaborative artist, vocal coach, and conductor, Dr. Kim received his early piano training from master teacher Dorothy Hwang at the R.D. Colburn School of Performing Arts. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in piano performance from the University of California-Los Angeles, studying under Antoinette Perry and Aube Tzerko. While completing the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in piano performance and literature under the tutelage of Rebecca Penneys at the Eastman School of Music, he was awarded the Performer's Certificate.
Dr. Kim has won numerous awards and honors and has performed in California, New York, Florida, North Carolina, and Canada. He has been the featured soloist with orchestras, most recently the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra. He was a member of the Mallarmé Chamber Players and served as the keyboardist for the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and the Fayetteville Jazz Orchestra.
Don't miss this festive celebration of multiple pianos and pipe organ!
High school juniors and seniors wishing to attend the pre-show reception and The Festival of Keys performance should complete the following form or call 864-231-5780.