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Wonkak Kim and Eunhye Grace Choi

October 1, 2023 @ 3:00 pm 6:00 pm

Korean clarinetist Wonkak Kim has captivated audiences around the world with his
“excellent breath control” (The Washington Post) and “exuberant musicianship”
(Fanfare). Kim appeared as a soloist and chamber musician at major venues throughout
the Americas, Europe, and Asia. A Naxos Recording Artist, he has garnered
international acclaim through his extensive discography. Kim is Associate Professor of
Clarinet at the University of Oregon and a performing artist/clinician for Buffet Crampon,
Silverstein, and Vandoren.

Korean pianist Eunhye Grace Choi is an active pianist and chamber musician and is
currently Artistic Director of Chamber Music Amici (Eugene, OR). She has performed
extensively throughout the United States, France, Belgium, the UK, and South Korea,
and has recorded for Naxos, Emeritus, and Origin Classical. Her performances have
also been broadcast on NPR’s Performance Today. A versatile keyboardist, she was
harpsichord soloist for J. S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto cycle and collaborated with
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg in Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. As a collaborative pianist in great
demand, Choi regularly performs with musicians from the major symphony orchestras,
including Cleveland, Philadelphia, St. Paul, Dallas, Chicago, and San Francisco
Symphony as well as many of the world’s most prestigious music schools and

Choi is frequently invited as a resident pianist at competitions and conventions,
including the International Clarinet Association’s ClarinetFest and the Meg Quigley
Vivaldi Competition and Bassoon Symposium. Choi served as Collaborative Piano
Faculty for six years at Eastern Music Festival, where she was the principal keyboardist
of the Festival Orchestra with conductor Gerard Schwarz. She has also served as music
faculty and collaborative pianist at the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp, The University
of Oregon (2017-2018) and Tennessee Tech University (2013-2017). Here in Oregon, in
addition to Amici, Grace performs regularly with the Eugene Symphony,
Microphilharmonic, and Oregon Bach Festival. Choi holds degrees from the University
of Minnesota (D.M.A.), Florida State University (M.M.), and Yonsei University (B.M.

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