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Chonghyo Shin: The Sunday Social Series

  • 303 Court St Keene, NH, 03431 United States (map)

The Sunday Social Series is done in collaboration with the Keene Heritage Commission and Keene Parks and Recreation Department. The series brings live music to local historic homes and buildings one Sunday afternoon per month. Along with a live concert, there are presentations on the historic importance of the concert venue as well as a talk on other local historic sites. All proceeds from this series go to the renovation fund for the Sumner Knight Chapel.

Suggested donation is $10.00, with proceeds going to the Sumner Knight Chapel Restoration Fund.  Tickets for this special event are limited, so advance purchase is strongly suggested.

This session's performer is:

Chonghyo Shin

Chonghyo Shin, a native of Seoul, Korea, received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from the New England Conservatory of Music, where she also taught in the preparatory division. She has participated in master classes with Alfred Brendel, Paul Badura-Skoda, and Jeanne-Marie Darré, and also studied privately with Nadia Reisenberg and Stell Anderson. Mrs. Shin has been a soloist with the Boston Pops, the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra, the New England Conservatory Orchestra and the Windham Community Orchestra. She has given solo recitals and concerts of chamber music throughout New England.

Mrs. Shin taught at the Preparatory Division of The New England Conservatory and the music school where she served as Faculty Dean and head of the piano department. Teaching piano has been her passion for the last fifty years and many of her former students are well known performers and teachers. she serves on the adjunct piano faculty at Amherst College where she has taught for twelve years.

Mrs. Shin has three adult children and six grandchildren.