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DH 04 TK039
Contact: Thomas Knox
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cal State Dominguez Hills To Host
Seoul Yego Youth Symphony Orchestra
CA – Musicians
from the Seoul Arts High School (Seoul Yego) will be in concert in the
University Theatre at California State University,
Dominguez Hills, on Thursday, July 1, at 8 p.m. Admission is free.
The Seoul Yego Youth Symphony Orchestra is considered the official representative
of the Seoul Arts High School, recognized as one of Korea’s most celebrated
schools for young musicians, dancers and visual artists. The orchestra is
scheduled to perform “Symphony Number 2” by Serge Rachmaninoff;
overture from the opera, “Russlan and Ludmilla” by Mikhail Glinka;
overture from the opera, “William Tell,” by Gioacchino Rossini
and traditional Korean songs.
Seoul Yego High School has been called one of the country’s finest assets.
Established in 1953, Seoul Yego has graduated students who have performed
across the world.
The musicians of Seoul Yego Youth Symphony Orchestra first performed as
a group in 1972. Over the years, they have performed to audiences in Japan,
Italy, Taiwan, England and the United States. In 1987, they won first prize
for chamber music at the Aberdeen International Music Festival in Scotland
and were invited to return in 1994.
In 1992, Seoul Yego performed during the opening concert at the Okayama
Philharmonic Concert Hall in Japan. Later in January 1997, they performed
in San Jose and made their debut at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall.
In 2003, they performed during the 47th annual concert at the Seoul Arts
Maestro Eun-Seoug Park directs the Seoul Yego Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Recognized as one of Korea’s leading directors, Park guides the orchestra
with a blend of frankness and refinement in his musical style. Among his many
accomplishments, Park was honored by the President of Korea in 1990 and chosen
as the “Musician of the Year” by the Korean Music Association
CSU Dominguez Hills is located near the junction of the Harbor, Artesia
and San Diego freeways. Visitor parking permits may be purchased for $2 from
the yellow dispensing machines at the front of each campus lot.
more information, visit the university’s Web site at http://www.csudh.edu.