Date & Time
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 5:30pm
Engelman Recital Hall
Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Avenue
(entrance on E. 25th Street)
New York, New York
2019 NYFC Competition Winners Concert
|Jeong Won Choe (3rd prize), flute; Vladimir Rumyantsev, piano|
|Rondo from Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major||W.A. Mozart (1756–1791)|
|Nocturne et Allegro Scherzando||Philippe Gaubert (1879–1941)|
|Jordan Arbus (2nd prize), flute; Eri Miyashita, piano|
|Grande Fantaisie sur Mignon||Paul Taffanel (1844–1908)|
|Chaconne, Op. 107, No. 30||Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877–1933)|
|Christine Choi (1st prize), flute; Vladimir Rumyantsev, piano|
|Allegretto from the Sonatina||Eldin Burton (1913–1981)|
|Sinfonische Kanzone, Op.114||Sigfrid Karg-Elert|
|Valse Caprice||Daniel Wood (b. 1974)|
|Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op.20 Pablo||Pablo de Sarasate (1844–1908)|
|arr. Robert Stallman/Wilfred George|
Program subject to change.
Special thanks to Phil Unger and the Flute Center of New York for sponsoring the first prize.
Admission: Free to NYFC members, full-time students, and adults accompanying K-12 students; $25 for non-members, $15 for seniors (65+) at the door.
Christine Choi, age 24, is currently a master's student of Judith Mendenhall at the Mannes School of Music (degree expected May 2019). As a chamber musician in the Mannes Sounds Festival, Ms. Choi performed at Carnegie Hall in 2017 and 2018. She is a featured artist on the soon-to-be-released Wind Masterclass series with Demarre McGill, and has performed in masterclasses with Walter Auer, Carol Wincenc, and Christina Jennings. She earned her undergraduate degree from San Diego State University under the tutelage of Pam Vliek Martchev and, while there, won the school's 2014 concerto competition as well as first prize in the 2015 San Diego Flute Guild Competition.
Jordan Arbus, age 26, was born into a musical family and began his music studies at the age of eight in Toulouse, in the south of France. Since then, he has participated in many international masterclasses and festivals. After obtaining a degree in music from the Conservatory of Aulnay-Sous-Bois in 2015 as a student of Patrick Gallois, he obtained a bachelor of music degree from Montclair State University as a student of Susan Palma-Nidel. He is currently a student at Bard College studying with Tara O'Connor. In the fall of 2019 he will begin studies for a master's degree from the Yale School of Music as a student of Ransom Wilson.
Jeong Won Choe, age 21 and a native of South Korea, is currently pursuing bachelor of music at New England Conservatory of Music as a student of Paula Robison. Ms. Choe has won numerous awards and honors, including second prize at the 2016 Yeajin Artist Music Competition held by the Korea Art Development Association, second prize at the 2015 Seoul Music Competition, first prize at the 2014 Haneum Music Competition, and a performance as a featured soloist with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also participated in the New York Summer Music Festival, the Gonjiam Flute Festival, and in masterclasses with Sandrine Tilly, Linda Chesis, Michel Morageus, Julien Beaudiment, Patrick Gallois, András Adorján, Marina Piccinini, and Renate Greiss-Armin.