Beth Nam, piano
Music at Noon
- Wednesday, September 26, 2018
- 12:30 p.m.
- Crowell Music Bldg. - Lansing Recital Hall
- Open to: Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Parents, Staff, Students
Cost and Admission
This event is free to attend.
Beth Nam has performed at prestigious institutions and venues, such as Carnegie Weil Recital Hall and Lincoln Center Alice Tully Hall, and has also won numerous competitions and scholarships including the Five Towns Music and Art Foundation Young Musician Competition and the 15th Annual Young Pianist Beethoven Competition. She was a recipient of several teaching fellowships at The Juilliard School including the Gluck Community Service Fellowship, Morse Fellowship, Piano Minor Fellowship and the Music Advancement Program where her students have been granted acceptances to Juilliard and Manhattan Pre-Colleges and the Special Music School at Kaufman Center in New York City. Nam was a piano faculty member at the Geneva Conservatory of Music in New York City, New York and the Concordia Conservatory in Bronxville, New York.
As an active chamber musician, she had performed extensively as the pianist of the highly acclaimed Allant Trio. Their first album, titled, Ignition, was released under Sony Classical and they were also broadcasted on ABC Classic FM in Australia and WFMT radio station in Chicago. They have performed the Beethoven's Triple Concerto with the Bergen Symphony Orchestra and the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra. In 2014, they were invited by the Korea International Music Festival to perform Beethoven’s Triple Concerto at the Seoul Arts Center with the Seongnam Philharmonic Orchestra which was broadcasted by Korea’s MBC network. In February 2014, the trio gave a highly acclaimed debut recital at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall in New York City. The trio was also awarded the Jonathan Madrigano Entrepreneurship Grant from the Juilliard School in 2013 for developing their educational project in promoting chamber music to beginning students.
She is currently teaching as an adjunct professor at the Biola University in La Mirada and a director of choir and orchestra at the California Academy of Mathmatics and Science in Carson. She had recently taught as an interim piano faculty at Occidental College in Glendale.
Nam received her Doctor of Musical Arts at The Juilliard School of Music where she also received her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in piano performance.
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