Attendance of 102 at piano recital March 8, 2010Posted by eng112f09 in Upcoming concerts.
A piano recital by Midlander MiJung Trepanier drew an audience of 102 to Chapel Lane Presbyterian Church on Sunday. Ms. Trepanier performed works of Haydn, Schumann, Ravel and Schubert and an encore waltz by Chopin.
The concert was a presentation of the Grove Music Festival, a local non-profit organization that sponsors professional chamber music, jazz and piano performances.
Scheduled next are two concerts booked in May. On Sunday, May 16, at 3 p.m. The Romanian String Quartet performs. The quartet’s leader is Marian Tanau of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
On Friday, May 21, 8 p.m., the festival presents a vocal recital by members of the Chicago Lyric Opera: William Billingham, piano; Angela Mannino, soprano; Paul Corona, baritone. Both concerts are at Chapel Lane Presbyterian Church.
A resident of Midland, Trepanier was artist in residence at Saginaw Valley State University from 2005 to 2008 and performed as a soloist with the Saginaw Bay Symphony in 2008.
She has also performed as a soloist and in chamber ensembles in Korea, Bolivia, Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the United States, and in a number of festivals, including Wiener Musik Seminar, Aria Summer Music, Bowdoin Summer Music, and the Chautauqua Institute.
Ms. Trepanier was a finalist in the Grace Welsh Competition and the KBS Broadcast Young Artist Competition, and winner of the Michigan State University Honors Competition. After completing undergraduate work in Korea, she earned master’s and doctoral degrees from Michigan State.