NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – One of Bethel College’s two newest music faculty members will give her first public recital on campus Friday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building chapel.
Soyoun Lin Chun, soprano, is assistant professor of music and voice instructor at Bethel. She will sing works by Copland, Donizetti, Ravel, Scarlatti and Schubert. Professor of music Karen Bauman Schlabaugh will accompany Chun on piano and harpsichord. The recital will also feature guest artists James Pisano and Richard Tirk, Bethel College assistant professors of music, on clarinet and trumpet, respectively.
Chun, who began teaching at Bethel last fall, has her B.A. from Seoul National University. She earned her master’s degree in music at the New England Conservatory of Music and her doctorate at the University of Kansas.
The recital is free and open to the public.
Bethel College is a four-year liberal arts college affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. Founded in 1887, it is the oldest Mennonite college in North America. Bethel is known for its academic excellence and has been named a Top Tier college by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1998. For more information, see the Bethel web site at www.bethelks.edu.