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Professor Inspires

Professor Inspires

Samantha Lynn, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018

Dr. Myung Hee Chung began playing the piano at age four. At age 10, she won national competitions and was encouraged to study at Juilliard and the Manhattan School of Music. The award-winning pianist who was born in South Korea and is a professor of music at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater perform...

Pianist ‘connects with people through music’

Pianist ‘connects with people through music’

December 4, 2013

Senior Josh Wang has played piano since he was seven: By Lauren Piek   At the tender age of seven, senior Josh Wang found the inspiration he needed to start his career in music. His older cousin played piano, and Wang has followed in those footsteps ever since. Now Wang is putting his y...

Boe to perform solo piano concert

May 2, 2012

Music Lecturer Karen Boe has been practicing the piano since she was five years old. In addition to the piano, she also knows how to play the cello, which she began studying at age 11, and has sung at church and in school. “My household was busy musically as my four older siblings all studied p...

Music department celebrates new pianos

September 8, 2011

For the first time ever, the students, faculty and members of the Whitewater community will be able to hear the brand-new Steinway D concert grand piano in the Light Recital Hall. The Piano Dedication Concert is part of the Music Mosaics faculty concert series. Each year, UW-Whitewater faculty...

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