January 5, 2001
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—Pianist Chonghyo Shin, who teaches piano at Amherst College and heads the piano department at the Brattleboro Music Center, will perform at Buckley Recital Hall at the college on Friday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m. The program will include Schumann’s Sonata in G minor; Brahms’s Intermezzo, op. 117; Liszt’s “Forest Murmurs” and “The Dance of the Gnomes”; Prokofieff’s Visions fugitives; and Chopin’s Bacarolle and Scherzo in C sharp minor. The concert is free and open to the public.

Chonghyo Shin, a native of Seoul, Korea, received both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from the New England Conservatory of Music, where she also taught in the preparatory division. She has participated in master classes with Alfred Brendel, Paul Badura-Skoda, and Jeanne-Marie Darré, and also studied privately with Nadia Reisenberg and Stell Anderson.

Shin has been a soloist with the Boston Pops, the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra, the New England Conservatory Orchestra and the Windham Community Orchestra. She has given solo recitals and concerts of chamber music throughout New England.