3 p.m., Sunday, November 16, 2014 Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts Free Admission

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Pianist Jun Hwi ChoWho: Pianist Jun Hwi Cho. Born in 1996, Jun Hwi Cho is the first prize winner of the 2014 New York International Piano Competition, a biennial event presented under the auspices of The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation. He was the first prize winner of the 2014 Debut International Piano Competition (Senior Category) and participated in the 2013 Hilton Head International Young Artists Piano Competition and the 2012 Cooper International Piano Competition. He has been the recipient of many prizes in his native Korea, including grand prize in the Yewon Music Competition, and first prize in the Korean Chopin Competition, Christian Broadcasting System Nationwide Music Competition, Eumyoun Music Competition, and Korean Piano Duo Competition.

What: The Young Artists Series, presented by Fairfield University, in association with The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation, is a series of free classical piano concerts taking place at the Quick Center featuring gifted young musicians. The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation, through its flagship program, The New York International Piano Competition, is committed to furthering the education, recognition and fostering of a new generation of talented young musicians, directly serving pianists ages 16-21. The Foundation helps aspirants achieve their personal and professional goals through mentoring, career guidance, artistic development, and performance opportunities throughout the year.

When: 3 p.m., Sunday, November 16, 2014

Where: Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 N. Benson Road, Fairfield, Conn.

Program: Beethoven's Sonata in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3; Schubert's Impromptu No. 3 in B flat Major, Op. 142/D.935; and more.

Admission: Free. No tickets required. The Quick Center Box Office: (203) 254-4010, or toll-free 1-877-ARTS-396 (1-877-278-7396).

Location: The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Fairfield University at 1073 North Benson Road in Fairfield, Connecticut. Entrance to the Quick Center is through the Barlow Road gate at 200 Barlow Road. Free, secure parking is available. Access for people with disabilities is available throughout the Quick Center for audience members and performers. Hearing amplification devices are available upon request at the Box Office. Fairfield University is located off exit 22 of Interstate-95. For further information and directions, call (203) 254-4010 or 1-877-278-7396, or visit www.quickcenter.com.

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Media Contact: Meredith Guinness, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2950, mguinness@fairfield.edu

Posted on November 16, 2014

Vol. 47, No. 111

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