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Joon-Sung Jun, cello
Joon Sung Jun, Cellist, Chair of Instrument and Professor of Cello, Shepherd University
A Native of Korea, Joon Sung Jun began studying cello with his father at age twelve. He studied at Idyllwild School of Music and Arts, (California) as a scholarship student, studying with Professor Eleonore Schoenfeld. He earned his B.M and M.M. in Cello Performance from the University of Southern California where he taught as a Teaching Assistant of the String Department.
As an accomplished solo performer, Mr. Jun has performed with Ul San Symphony, Ma San Symphony, Pusan Symphony, Korean Philharmonic, KAMF Orchestra, Catholic Boys Town Orchestra, and Kazakhstan National Philharmonic. Jun also featured as a soloist in numerous concert series such as LA Dominent Club, Mu Phi Epsilon, and LA Violoncello Society. He performed as a member of the Kalos String Quartet at the 2001 Annual Franco-Américaine Rencontre de Musique de Chambre at Missillac, France.
Joon Sung Jun dedicated himself as a teacher and his students have won 1 st prize at numerous competitions throughout Southern California such as, Los Angeles Violoncello Society Competition, Collaboration Classical Competition, South Coast Symphony Concerto Competition, Marina Del Ray-Westchester Symphony Young Artist Competition, Brentwood Westwood Symphony Young Artist Competition, and PSYO Concerto Competition, to name a few. Many of his students have been accepted to prestigious colleges such as Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Yale University, Peabody Institute of Music, UCLA, and USC. Currently, Mr. Jun actively gives master classes and performances in various venues such as An Dong University Summer Festival, Dong I University Summer Festival, Kazakhstan International Music Festival, and Beverly Hills International Music Festival . Since 2000, Joon Sung Jun is Chair of the Instrumental Department and is Professor of Cello at Shepherd University where he teaches chamber music ensemble and literature as well as cello performance.
J. Brahms (1833~1897) Trio for piano,
Violin and cello Op. 8, in B Major
Allegro con brio
Scherzo- Allegro molto
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Astor Piazzolla (1921~1992) The Seasons
L. V. Beethoven (1770~1827) Trio for piano,
violin and cello Op. 70, Nr. 1 in D Major
Allegro vivace e con brio
Largo assai ed espressivo