Wednesday Noon Hours – Luke Kim, cello and Scott Meek, piano

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience these accomplished artists Luke Kim (cello) and Scott Meek (piano) in our noon hour series.
Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70
Rachmaninov Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 19

12:00 noon, Barnett Hall, UBC School of Music, 6361 Memorial Rd.
$5 at the door

[Scott is]”a consummate musician who plays with near-impossible fluidity… total physical involvement and passion,” – Winnipeg Free Press.

“Kim shone… it was a performance that could have left you in tears.”
– Vancouver Sun

Canadian pianist Scott Meek, first-prize winner of three national competitions (Knigge, Shean, and National Music Festival), has been featured as soloist with the Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg Symphonies, as well as the Oberlin Conservatory, and Indiana University Orchestras. Scott has performed under conductors Robert Bernhardt, Glen Cortese, Eric Dudley, William Eddins, Rei Hotoda, David Hoyt, and Charles Olivieri-Munroe, among others. Scott has also won prizes in the Corpus Christi International Competition, World Piano Competition (Cincinnati), and Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, and has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Manitoba Arts Council. Scott has performed in numerous recital series throughout North America.

Originally from South Korea, Luke Kim completed his undergraduate studies at UBC, where he received the Catherine-Cooke Topping Memorial Medal for musical excellence. Then, he finished his Master of Music degree as a full scholarship student at UCLA. His teachers include Antonio Lysy, Joseph Elworthy, Eric Wilson, John Friesen, and Kenneth Friedman. Luke participated in masterclasses with renowned cellists such as Lynn Harrell, Janos Starker, Aldo Parisot, Raphael Wallfisch, Paul Katz, and Desmond Hoebig. In the past summers, he attended the Incontri in Terra di Siena Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Early Music Vancouver Programme in which he studied baroque cello under Jaap ter Linden and Tulio Rondon. Luke has won various competitions and performed as a soloist with the Seoul Symphony Orchestra, the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the UBC Symphony Orchestra, and the UCLA Philharmonia.