Hyunyoung Hwang

202326mar5:00 pm6:00 pmHyunyoung Hwang


(Sunday) 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Hamel Music Center - Collins Recital Hall

740 University Avenue

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Hyunyoung Hwang DMA Clarinet Recital

Hyunyoung Hwang, clarinet
Gwyyon Sin, piano
Shuguang Gong, piano



Three Romances, Op. 94       Robert Schumann  (1810–1856)
I. Nicht schnell
II. Einfach, innig
III. Nicht schnell

Piri           Isang Yun (1917–1995)
I. Teil 1
II. Teil 2
III. Teil 3
IV. Teil 4


Clarinet Sonata in Eflat Major, Op.120        Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)
I. Allegro amabile
II. Allegro appassionato
III. Andante con moto

Six Pieces for Piano, Op. 118      Johannes Brahms
II. Intermezzo in A Major


Hyunyoung Hwang has built a career in South Korea and the United States. Since the age of 10, he has pursued his passion for music through active involvement in chamber music, orchestral, opera, and solo performances at prestigious venues such as the Seoul Arts Center and Carnegie Hall. He has won several competitions, such as International Students Competition, the Silverstein Global Clarinet contest, and Lillian Fuchs Chamber Music Competition. Furthermore, he served as the concertmaster of the Seoul Clarinet Choir Ensemble, South Korea’s largest clarinet ensemble, and has performed with numerous professional orchestras in South Korea, including the Jeonju Philharmonic.

Hyunyoung earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the Korea National University of Arts on a merit-based and President’s Award scholarship. He then continued his Master’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, where he also received a merit-based and President’s Award scholarship. During his four years of study at the Korea National University of Arts, he received guidance from Professors Jerry Chae, Gwang-ho Oh, and Minjo Kim. He later studied under Charles Neidich at the Manhattan School of Music, and currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a Fellow under the guidance of Alicia Lee.

Hyunyoung won substitute auditions and currently listed as a substitute with the Tucson Symphony, York Symphony, and Philadelphia Orchestra.


Pianist Gwyyon Sin has performed extensively throughout Austria, Germany, Greece, Italy, South Korea and the United States and has worked with Musicians from Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra Hamburg, New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Opera, and more. Ms. Sin was born in Seoul, South Korea and began her Piano Studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. Soon after, she moved to Germany and completed Bachelor and Master’s of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Music and Theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” Leipzig. Ms. Sin completed an Artist Diploma in Piano Performance at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music under Full Scholarship with Awadagin Pratt and Dror Biran and worked as a Head Collaborative Piano Fellow at Bard College Conservatory Music in New York. Ms. Sin has received numerous prizes and awards, including German Scholarships such as Beate-Graefe-Stipendium, DAAD Freundeskreis and Graduate Incentive Award and won top prizes in International Competitions, including “Ischia” International Piano Competition and “Citta di Treviso” International Piano Competition in Italy. Ms. Sin is currently pursuing her Doctor of Musical Arts in Collaborative Piano at University of Houston under guidance of Timothy Hester.


A pianist from China, Shuguang Gong is currently working on his master’s degree with Professor Christopher Taylor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He got his bachelor’s degree from Beijing Normal University and performed at National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing concert hall, and other major concert halls in China during that time. He also joined the exchange program at New England Conservatory, Boston University, and Birmingham School of Music. He was the winner of the 2021 Mead Witter School of Music Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, Irving Shain Beethoven Competition, and Irving Shain Woodwind and Piano Duo Competition.


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