The University of Findlay Orchestra will present “The Story of Winter” on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. in Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium.
The performance will be free, but tickets are required. They can be obtained at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts’ box office at 200 W. Main Cross St.; by calling the box office at 419-423-2787; or by visiting marathoncenterarts.org. Tickets will also be available at the door the day of the concert.
The performance will include The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky and “Winter from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons.
Conducting UF’s orchestra for the first time will be SooJin Lee, an award-winning performer and musical instructor from Korea. She has conducted Collegiate Wind Ensemble and University Band at The Ohio State University, and has been a Columbus Youth Orchestra instructor. She earned a Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music in viola performance from the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music.
Violinist Siryung Park will be the featured soloist. She is an accomplished orchestra and chamber musician who has performed throughout the world. In her youth, she was a two-time winner of the YMCA Competition, and in 2005 she was awarded first prize in the Starling Scholarship Competition. Park is also a sought-after instructor who teaches violin at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. She earned her Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music in Violin Performance at the University of Cincinnati’s Conservatory of Music.