Yoonie Han, Steinway Artist, performs at Fripp

Mark Sunday, February 23 in your calendars for Ms. Yoonie Han, as she steps onto the Fripp Friends of Music stage and makes her Lowcountry debut. A Steinway Artist and one of the most celebrated classical pianists of our time, her list of first prizes from distinguished competitions around the globe is simply astounding for one so young, but no less amazing than the sheer poetry she evokes from the keyboard!

Yoonie Han will perform on Fripp Island.
Yoonie Han will perform on Fripp Island.

She won First Prize out of a dozen semifinalists (out of 149 entrants from 38 countries) at the Fulbright Concerto Competition in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with invitations to New York, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Hamburg, Munich and Berlin. First Prize at a DC international competition of 17 semifinalists and 222 entrants followed her Fulbright victory. Sweeping the field at Kennedy Center, she won an encore in the U.S. capital — her Kennedy Center solo debut.

Fripp Friends of Music invites the community to discover why Yoonie Han is considered one of the premier classical pianists of the decade. You will be richly rewarded by attending her concert, Sunday, February 23 at 5 p.m. at the Fripp Island Community Centre, 205 Tarpon Blvd., Fripp Island. Tickets at the door: Adults $25 per person/$10 for students. All attendees receive a free entry pass at the Fripp Gate and are invited to join the artist at an included catered event following the performance. For more information, call 843-838-6655 or visit www.islc.net/friendsofmusic.

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