INNUAN SALON SERIES No.8
Practice of creation
INNUAN SALON No.8
"Practice of Creation"
Saturday, November 18, 2017
3:30 - 5:30 PM
Performance begins at 4:00pm
Les Ateliers Courbet Gallery
134 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011
Debussy | Faure | Ravel | Poulenc | Saint-Saens
Violinist William Wei 魏靖儀
Pianist Jinhee Park
Hosts: Han Chen & Grace Noh | MiA Collective Art
Born in South Korea, Jinhee Park has been playing piano since the age of 6. She graduated from Yewon School in 2006 and Seoul Arts High School in 2009. Jinhee received her bachelor’s degree from Seoul National University where she studied with Ikjoo Moon. As a collaborative pianist, she has been working with numerous talented vocalists and instrumentalists from The Juilliard School. She has performed throughout many different countries including Korea, China and U.S.A. She attended the Aspen Music Festival in 2013 and now performs primarily in New York. She has played in masterclasses led by Alan Smith, Brian Zeger, Robert McDonald, Rita Sloan and Roger Vignoles. Currently, she is pursuing a master’s degree at The Juilliard School studying with Jonathan Feldman, Margo Garrett, Andrew Harley and Dianne Richardson.
Laureate of the prestigious 2015 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition, Taiwanese violinist William Wei has begun to show his expressive and unique sound to the world.
William began his solo career following the 2015 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition and his solo performances began with his first recital debut in Taiwan, followed by multiple concerto opportunities with the Belgium National Orchestra, Taipei Symphony Orchestra, Taipei Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Taiwan String Academy, Sejong Soloists, and Mainzer Virtuosi. William has also been invited to perform in festivals and venues such as the Lincoln Center, Alice Pratt Brown Hall, 4string festival in New Jersey, Incheon Music Festival in Korea, Green Mountain music festival in Vermont, Casalmaggiore music festival in Italy, Henry le Boeuf Hall in Belgium, Gasteig Conert Hall in Munich, Seoul Arts Center, Cremona Stradivari Museum (Museo del Violino) and the Taiwan National Concert Hall. William has worked with renowned musicians such as Gil Shaham, Marin Alsop, Brian Suits, Nai Yuan Hu, Cho Liang Lin, Orion Weiss and Gilbert Varga.
William is currently a recipient of the Jerome L. Greene Foundation Scholarship for his Bachelor degree at The Juilliard School.