KAMSA News

2019 KAMSA YSO Tentative Schedule

Concert / Dress Rehearsal / Dinner

Saturday, August 24 or Sunday, August 25
(Concert Date: TBFinalized by 5/31/2019)

Sectional Practice

Saturday, August 10 - Saturday, August 17

Rehearsal

(Opening Dinner: Sunday, August 18 at 5:30PM)
(Rehearsal TBFinalized on 5/31/19)

Sunday, August 18 - Friday, August 23
(If the concert is finalized for Saturday, 8/24)

or

Sunday, August 18 – Saturday, August 24
(If the concert is finalized for Sunday, 8/25)

Seating Audition

Saturday, August 17

Parents Meeting

Sunday, August 18, 7PM

Talea Piano Quartet

 

The 29th KAMSA Youth Symphony Orchestra

 

The 28th KAMSA Youth Symphony Orchestra

 

The 27th KAMSA Youth Symphony Orchestra

 

The 26th KAMSA Youth Symphony Orchestra

 

The 25th Anniversary Gala Concert

 

Livia Sohn Recital

Our benefit concert features Livia Sohn, who won first prize in the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition at the age of 13. The Strad Magazine describes "Livia Sohn possesses a remarkably lithe and transparent tone and her virtually blemishless accounts are nothing short of remarkable". She has been on faculty at the Music Department of Stanford University since 2005.

 

 

Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014, 8pm
Location: Visual & Performing Arts Center / De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
Information: Please visit the web site www.kamsa.org
                  Or at Seoul Books: 408-246-2300 (Sunnyvale)
                  Or contact Mela Hwang at (650) 394-4181


2013 KAMSA Youth Symphony Orchestra

Maestro Ki-Sun Sung

This year features Maestro Ki-Sun Sung, who has conducted many ensembles around the world including the National Symphony (Washington, D.C.). He was invited by Daniel Barenboim to be Apprentice Conductor of the Chicago Symphony where he rehearsed the ensemble and worked extensively with the maestro. He was the youngest participant and second place winner at the Pedro Freitas de Branco conducting competition in Lisbon.
An accomplished violist, Mr. Sung played principal viola under Leonard Bernstein at the Pacific Music Festival in Japan. He earned degrees from the Curtis Institute, the Juilliard School and Seoul National University. As a result of his artistic achievement, the Korean government named him Young Musician of the Year in 2004. Currently, he is a professor in conducting and viola performance at Ewha Womans University.

For application forms and audition requirements information, please check the web site www.kamsa.org, or contact Young Sun Shin at (408) 202-0670.

The 24th KAMSA Youth Symphony Orchestra

 


2012 KAMSA Youth Symphony Orchestra

In 2012, the orchestra will again be performing under the direction of Maestro Jindong Cai on September 01, 2012. Auditions for orchestra members will be held April 27-28. Audition will be held at the San Jose New Hope Church. For application forms and audition requirements information, please check the web site www.kamsa.org, or contact Young Sun Shin at (408) 202-0670.

 

 


Joyce Yang Piano Recital

Our March concert will be featuring pianist Joyce Yang who is critically acclaimed as "the most gifted young pianist of her generation" with a "million-volt stage presence." A Steinway artist, she was awarded an Avery Fisher Career Grant, one of the most prestigious prizes in classical music.

 

 

Date: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 6pm
Location: Visual & Performing Arts Center / De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
Information: Please visit the web site www.kamsa.org
                  Or at Seoul Books: 408-246-2300 (Sunnyvale)
                  Or contact Mela Hwang at (650) 394-4181