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Oct. 4, 2002
DH 02 TK059
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California State University, Dominguez Hills
Welcomes Korean Soprano, Hee Jeoung Kim, for Concert



Leading Vocalist displays repertoire from Mozart to Verdi

Carson, Calif: - Renowned Korean Soprano, Hee Jeoung Kim, will deliver her special artistic interpretations of legendary composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Giuseppe Verdi during a special concert at California State University, Dominguez Hills on Thursday, Oct.10, 2002 at 8 p.m. in the Marvin Laser Hall Recital Hall, LaCorte Hall.

Kim, often referred to by music critics as the lady with the "golden voice, earned the reputation as one of Korea's most versatile performers and comfortable in opera and traditional music. Born and educated in Seoul, South Korea, Kim has traveled across the world and will perform in New York's Carnegie Hall on Oct. 8. Kim earned her bachelor of music degree from Kyung Hee University and her master of music degree from Ewha Women's University. Having trained at the Arts Academia and the Ottorino Respighi Accademia in Rome, Kim has delivered her unique style of solo performances in Handel's Messiah, Mozart's Mass in G Major and Verdi's Requiem. In 1996, she won the awards of the Concorso Atri International Competition in Italy.

Kim has performed with many orchestras including, the KBS orchestra, the Korean Philharmonic Orchestra, the Romance Orchestra, the Kyouggi Province Orchestra, the Incheon City Orchestra, the Shanghai Orchestra of China, and the Validbostok Broadcasting Orchestra of Russia.

Kim is a professor of music at the Kyung He, Dae Jin, and Sam Yuk universities in Korea. She will be accompanied during her concert by pianist Yong-Sook Kim.

Parking is $2 for the concert. Patrons wishing to attend the concert are advised to enter the CSUDH campus on Victoria Street at Tamcliff Ave.

California State University, Dominguez Hills takes pride in offering a 'World of Opportunity' to everyone who desires a quality higher education. Visit the university website at www.csudh.edu for complete information on campus curriculum and activities.


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