Internationally-acclaimed pianist ChangYong Shin will perform a concert Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Edwards Recital Hall on the Conway campus. Tickets are $7, with CCU discounts available.
The program will include pieces by Mozart, Chopin and Beethoven.
The 21-year-old has won multiple international competitions over the past decade, including the 2016 Hilton Head International Piano Competition and the Kookmin Ilbo & Hansei University Music Competition (2005). He earned a bachelor’s degree in music from the Curtis Institute of Music in May 2016, where he studied with Robert McDonald. He will continue to The Juilliard School in New York for a master’s program, for which he was awarded a full scholarship. His 2017 season includes performances in Paris, Prague, Seoul and London.
The concert is the first event in the CCU Guest Artist Piano Series for the spring 2017 season. The next event is Feb. 5 featuring Paolo Andre Gualdi.
Teenagers, CCU and HGTC alumni, OLLI members, groups and senior citizens receive a 20 percent discount. CCU and HGTC students can purchase tickets for $5 with a student ID.
The Edwards Recital Hall is located in Room 152 in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at 133 Chanticleer Drive W. on the Conway campus.
Call the Wheelwright Box Office at (843) 349-ARTS (2787) or visit coastal.edu/culturalarts. The Wheelwright Box Office is located at 108 Spadoni Park Circle on the Conway campus, and hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.