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Toronto Hwa-Eum Trio – Sunday Concerts at the AGO

October 14th, 2010

Hwa- Eum Trio
Hwa- Eum Trio

The AGO is partnering with the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) to host Sunday afternoon concerts in the AGO’s Sculpture Atrium. Talented RCM students will present weekly performances right through spring 2011.

This Sunday’s concert, on October 17, features the Toronto Hwa-Eum trio, formed in 2010 by Jae-Won Kim, Hyoseon Sunny Kim and Hyemee Yang.

Jae-Won Kim, Clarinet
Jae-Won Kim is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy where he studied with Deborah Chodacki and Scott Anderson. He was the principal clarinetist of the Cleveland Orchestra’s Youth Orchestra, Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra, and the World Youth Symphony Orchestra. An avid chamber musician, Jae-Won has been heard on various radio broadcasts including the National Public Radio’s Performance Today, the Interlochen Public Radio, and Cleveland’s WCLV. He is currently studying at the Glenn Gould School with Joaquin Valdepeñas. 

Hyoseon Sunny Kim,  Piano
Winner of the Celebration of the Arts Competition (2006), Canadian pianist Hyoseon Sunny Kim is enrolled in third year studies of the Performance Diploma Program at the Glenn Gould School as a scholarship recipient. Hyoseon had the privilege to study with some of the world’s most prominent artists including Leon Fleisher, James Anagnoson, Leslie Kinton, Marc Durand, Andre Laplante and Anton Kuerti. Hyoseon Sunny Kim, a native of  Taejun, Korea began studying piano at the age of five. In 2000, her family immigrated to Toronto. Hyoseon completed two years of undergraduate studies in music performance at University of Western Ontario as a scholarship student. In 2008, Hyoseon transferred her studies to the Glenn Gould School in Toronto, where she is currently studying under the instruction of John Perry and David Louie.

Hyemee yang, Cello
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Hyemee Yang completed her Bachelor of music majoring in Cello Performance with honor at Kyung-Hee University (South Korea) where she studied with Jon- young Lee and Sang-won Sin. Hyemee participated in the Dortmond Music Festival in Germany on various occasions, and performed with many orchestras such as the Ko-Yang
Philharmonic Orchestra, the Il-san Symphonette (at Young-san Art Hall) and Beehouse Cello Ensemble as a soloist. Upon graduation from Kyung-Hee University, Hyemee moved to Toronto to enroll in the Artist Diploma program at the Glenn Gould school of Royal Conservatory of Music where she studied with cellist Bryan Epperson. She has participated in the Stratford music festival, National Academy Orchestra in Brott Music Festival, and Toronto International Music Festival. Hyemee has recently completed the Artist Diploma program and has been performing numerous solo recitals in Canada, USA, and South Korea.


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