Asian Community News: A Chamber Music Concert and a New Chinese Name for the Mavericks

Jinjoo Cho is an acclaimed violinist who has performed with prestigious orchestras worldwide. Born in Seoul, she moved to Cleveland at age 14 to study at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Her music career took off quickly, and she has won many awards. Along with playing the violin, Cho is passionate about arts education and audience engagement. She is founder of ENCORE Chamber Music, a program for high school and college students in Cleveland. She also is a part-time faculty member at Oberlin Conservatory and the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she received her master's.Another project in which she's involved is Classical Revolution Korea, in which musicians travel across South Korea to give free concerts and meet audiences in cafes. She also writes a column in the Korean performing arts magazine Auditorium.Cho often performs with pianist Hyun Soo Kim, who also earned a master's at the institute. He is a member of the collaborative piano staff at the institute and at Kent State University.The two artists will join violist Atar Arad, violinist Paul Rosenthal and cellist Anthony Elliott in a Chamber Music International concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. in Dallas. The ensemble will perform the music of Mozart, Gabriel Fauré and Ernő Dohnányi. Tickets are $40 for adults, $35 for students and seniors and $10 for students. To order, call 972-385-7267 or visit cmi-now.org.Making mochi  Continue reading...

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