Piano Duet Music Of Marie Jaëll And Jane Savage
Format: COMPACT DISC
Established by pianists and Lamar University faculty members Sujung Cho and Jacob Clark, Duo Korusa is a versatile piano duo/duet team dedicated to the performance of lesser-known works of the 19th and 20th century, as well as new works of the 21st century. Started in 2012, Duo Korusa has been performing composed piano duet works throughout the United States. Their recording of Diabelli’s Sonata in C major for Piano Four Hands has been published by Symposium, the peer-reviewed journal of CMS and is available in the recording archives of Symposium’s online journal. Duo Korusa has worked closely with the composer Thomas Dempster, premiering his work “Congaree Voices” for piano duet and electronic track at the South Carolina Music Teachers State Conference at Anderson University and then performing it at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival at the Abrons Arts Center and Electroacoustic Barn Dance at the University of Mary Washington. Pianist Jacob Clark received his musical education primarily in Texas, completing his BM, MM, and DMA in piano performance at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Clark has been awarded prizes in several competitions, mostly notably being named a prizewinner in the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, Sidney Wright Accompanying Competition, the Janice K. Hodges Contemporary Piano Performance Award, and the Mid-Texas Symphony Concerto Competition. Pianist Sujung Cho is a native of Korea, where she was an honor scholarship graduate at Ewha Womans University in Seoul. She holds her master’s degree in Piano Performance and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. Her formal teachers include Awadagin Pratt, Elisabeth Pridonoff, Eugene Pridonoff, and Sandra Rivers.