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ETSU Department of Music to present an evening of English art song

Contributed • Sep 6, 2019 at 5:29 PM

An evening of English art song will be presented by the East Tennessee State University Department of Music on Monday, Sept. 9.

“Songs in the Wind” will feature baritone Joshua Zink and pianist Esther Park.

Zink is an assistant professor of music and director of the Opera Theater at Carson-Newman University. He has performed with operas in New Jersey; Dayton, Ohio; Nashville; and Omaha, Nebraska. He has also sung as a solo artist with orchestras throughout the United States.

He holds a doctor of musical arts degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Illinois and Bowling Green State University, respectively.

Park is an assistant professor of piano and director of the Pre-College Program in the ETSU Department of Music. She was educated at the Juilliard School in New York, where she attended Pre-College and earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees. She also holds an artist diploma, master’s degree and doctor of musical arts degree from the Yale School of Music. Park and her sister, Sun-A Park, also a pianist, form the award-winning Duo Amadeae and have performed recitals in major venues in the U.S., Europe, South America and Asia.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Mathes Hall auditorium. Tickets are $10 for general admission and free for students with ID.

For more information, contact the Department of Music at 423-439-4276 or musicevents@etsu.edu.

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