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Alhambra Performing Arts Center (APAC), under the direction of Artistic Director Bill Yee, presents award-winning pianist Tae Yeon Lim at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Sage Granada Park United Methodist Church, 1850 W. Hellman Ave., Alhambra. Admission is free.
Ms. Lim, a native of South Korea, has appeared across North America, Austria, Germany, Italy, South Korea, and China as a recitalist and concerto soloist. She participated in the International Summer Academy of Mozarteum in Salzburg; Beijing International Music Festival, where she won the concerto competition; and International Keyboard Institute and Festival in New York City.
In South Korea, she performed with Sorisam Chamber Orchestra and Kyung-Hee University Symphony. She also debuted at Sejong Hall as a member of Chosun Journal Young Artist Series and won the first prize in the Busan Duo-piano competition. In the United States, she continued her piano studies with Phillip Kawin, Kumi Ogano, and renowned pianist James Tocco as a scholarship student at the Manhattan School of Music, where she earned Master of Music and Professional Study certificates. Ms. Lim also served on the piano faculty of Westerhoff School of Music in New Jersey and worked as a music director at the Korean Trinity Presbyterian Church in Queens, NY.
In 2008, Ms. Lim moved to Los Angeles where she received the William H. Phillips and Beatrice C. Phillips Music Scholarship in the graduate certificate program at the University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music. Recently, she received her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree. She won the Special Award at the MPE Loeb Competition and semifinalist at American Prize piano solo in 2015. She performs as a member of J Concert Artists.
APAC is a member of the Consortium of Southern California Chamber Music Presenters and a member of the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce.
Free-will offerings are accepted during intermission. Seating is first come, first served. Refreshments are by Culinary School trained student chefs.
For more information, contact Mr. Yee at 626-230-5435, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.