Assistant professor of piano at Lee University, Joong Han (Jonathan) Jung will give a solo piano recital on Monday, February 7, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall (second floor of Sutton Hall). His program will include works by J.S. Bach, Liszt, Ravel, and Prokofiev. Admission is free.

Joong Han JungSouth Korean-New Zealand pianist Jonathan Jung concertizes regularly across the USA, New Zealand, Australia, Thailand, Vietnam, China, South Korea, and Japan. He has been featured as a guest artist at the Texas State International Piano Festival and Brevard Summer Music Festival. Jonathan has performed with the Eastman Philharmonic Orchestra, Korean Philharmonic Orchestra of New Zealand, University of Auckland Symphony Orchestra, Auckland Youth Orchestra, and Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra.

Jonathan received prizes in Kerikeri Piano Competition, Eastman Concerto Competition, Kapiti Coast National Piano Competition, and Christchurch National Piano Concerto Competition. His solo recitals and concerto performances have been recorded and broadcasted by Radio New Zealand, World TV, and WSMC-FM.

Jonathan is a dedicated teacher and has taught applied piano, music theory, aural skills, and class piano sequences at Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Jones County Junior College. Starting fall 2017, he joined Lee University as assistant professor of piano to continue his teaching, research, and performance career.

Jonathan is the director of Lee University International Piano Festival and Competition and recruits pianists nationally and internationally. Outside his teaching duties, Jonathan serves the music ministry as an organist at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Cleveland, Tennessee. Jonathan’s concert schedules and recordings are available on his website.

Jonathan will also give a master class to the IUP Piano Studio on Tuesday, February 8, at 2:15 p.m. in Cogswell Hall, room 120.