Pianist Leah Kang has performed in the United States, Germany, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic.
Date & Time: Saturday October 7, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $25 General, $20 Seniors/Students
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Germaine Tailleferre, Pastorale in C major
Takashi Yoshimatsu, Pleiades Dances IX
Federico Mompou, Paisajes
Maurice Ravel, Valses nobles et sentimentales
Alexander Scriabin, Sonata No. 2 in G-sharp minor, Op. 19 "Sonata-Fantasy"
HEALTH AND SAFETY - Masks are optional but highly encouraged
In accordance with the recommended health and safety recommended guidelines from the City and County of San Francisco, the Episcopal Diocese of California, masking is now optional but highly recommended. We strive to make the concerts a safe place for everyone.
About the Artist
Pianist Leah Kang is a musician of diverse interests who received degrees in biology and public health at the University of California, Los Angeles prior to pursuing professional studies in music. She has performed in the United States, Germany, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, and has been featured as a soloist with the Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra, Tehachapi Symphony Orchestra, and the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra. She has been awarded prizes in the American Prize Competition for Piano Performance (professional division) and the International Siegfried Weishaupt Piano Competition, with her performance as a winner broadcast on SWR2 of Germany. Her recent and upcoming engagements include solo performances in the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts series in Chicago, Les Dimanches Musicaux in Paris, Epiphany Tuesday Concert Series in Washington D.C., Sunset Music and Arts and Old First Concerts in San Francisco, the Stoughton Opera House, and the Noonday Concert Series at Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago.
Equally passionate about teaching, Leah has served on the music faculties of Antelope Valley College and Citrus College, as Associate Instructor of Music Theory at Indiana University Bloomington, and as a piano instructor for the School of Music and Division of Continuing Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is also frequently invited as an adjudicator for competitions and auditions throughout California and Wisconsin.
As a two-time recipient of the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) research fellowship, Leah spent her dissertation years as a visiting scholar at the Beethoven-Haus in Bonn. Her research explores arrangements of Beethoven’s works created by his close contemporaries. She performed a lecture recital premiering rare chamber music arrangements of Beethoven's overtures Egmont, Leonore No. 3, and Prometheus in the US and has presented aspects of her research at international conferences such as “Beethoven-Perspektiven” (Beethoven-Haus, Bonn, Germany), "Beethoven 2020: Analytical and Performative Perspectives" (Dutch-Flemish Society for Music Theory, Amsterdam, Netherlands), and the World Piano Conference (Novi Sad, Serbia).
Leah earned her Master of Music and Performer Diploma in Piano Performance from Indiana University and her Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her primary mentors include pianists Arnaldo Cohen and Christopher Taylor. Additional studies and masterclasses have been with artists such as Richard Goode, Leif Ove Andsnes, Bernd Goetzke, Daniel Pollack, and Jerome Lowenthal.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco, United States
USD 20.00 to USD 25.00