Young-Ah Tak Performs Piano Recital
Immaculata University is pleased to announce that Steinway Artist Young-Ah Tak will perform a solo piano recital on Saturday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The recital is free and open to the public. In addition, Tak will conduct a Master Class for Immaculata’s music majors on Sunday, March 20.
Highlights of Tak’s performance include Sonata No. 6 in F Major, Op. 10, No. 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven; Wizards – Three Magic Masters (2003) by Judith Zaimont; Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60 by Frederic Chopin; and Sonata No. 1 in C Major, Op. 1 by Johannes Brahms.
“This is an artist of impeccable talent and musicianship, outstanding technical control and solid music interpretation grounded in masterful artistry and achievement. We are deeply honored by her performance presentation for the Music Department,” stated William Carr, DMA, Steinway Artist, chair of Music Department at Immaculata University.
As an international artist, Tak has performed at prestigious venues such as Lincoln Center, John F. Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Columbia University and Trinity Wall Street, the Kimmel Center (Philadelphia), and Jordan Hall (Boston). In addition she has performed at the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series and Ravinia Festival in Chicago, Wharton Center for Performing Arts at Michigan State University, the Banff Centre in Canada and at major concert halls and international music festivals in her native Korea.
Tak received her training at three distinguished institutions: The Juilliard School, New England Conservatory and The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. Currently, she serves as Artist-in-Residence at Southeastern University in Florida and teaches at Eastern University in Pennsylvania.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, comprehensive, coeducational institution of higher education, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.