School of Music’s Amasi Trio Featured in Free Midday Concert

The Amasi Trio—Dr. Tammy Lum, piano; Prof. Sungrai Sohn, violin and Dr. Chungsun Kim,cello—will be in concert on the Nyack College Rockland County campus on Wednesday, March 28 at 12:45 p.m. in Olson Auditorium of Pardington Hall, 45 South Blvd., Nyack, NY.

The School of Music‘s Trio in Residence will present a program including performances of Saint-Saëns. Piano Trio No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18 and Brahms Piano Trio No. 1 in in B Major, Op.8.

Dr. Lum is a critically acclaimed international concert pianist, winner of numerous competitions, recording artist, master class clinician, and competition judge. She is the founder of Nyack College’s Amasi Trio and Hudson River Pianofest. A native of Hong Kong, Dr. Lum received her higher education in the United States and earned her BM and MM at the Eastman School of Music and her DMA at the Manhattan School of Music. Dr. Lum also was a student in The Juilliard School’s Professional Studies Program. She made her U.S. solo debut at the Carnegie-Weill Recital Hall in 1990. She is a tenured professor at the Nyack College Rockland campus.

A dynamic and versatile artist, cellist Chungsun Kim has been widely recognized for performances in major music capitals in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. She has performed at many different concerts and venues in the United States and abroad, including Alice Tully Hall, Sejong Concert Hall (Korea), Araki Concert Hall (Japan), Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, and Avery Fischer Hall. She currently teaches at Nyack College and InterHarmony Music Festival in Italy during summer.

Sungrai Sohn, conductor and violin, is a founder and the first violinist of the Laurentian String Quartet and Amasi Piano Trio, which have performed annually major concert halls throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and the Far East, and has also toured in North Africa under the auspices of the United States Department. As a chamber musician, he has collaborated with such eminent artists as Richard Stolzman, Kurt Masur, LilianKallir, Eugenia Zukerman, Anthony Newman, Gervase de Peyer, Ronald Roseman, Paul Doktor, Hyo Kang, members of the Fine Arts Quartet, Tokyo String Quartet, and Borodin Trio.

Admission is free and all are welcome!