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Award-winning pianist Sung-Yun Kim performs at free Christmas concert
Pianist Sung-Yun Kim performing Christmas classics at First United Methodist Church The Colony
By Tonya Lillig
First United Methodist Church invites the community to a free Christmas Concert.
Friday, December 14, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Join us for a powerful musical evening featuring our award-winning pianist, Sung-Yun Kim and the First Church Chancel Choir as they perform holiday classics to celebrate the Christmas season. Bring your family and friends!
Admission is FREE, childcare provided. Donations for the Food Pantry are also gratefully accepted.
Gift baskets will be on display for an opportunity drawing held during intermission. Tickets are $2 each or 11 for $20. All proceeds benefit the ministries of the United Methodist Church that its members are involved in throughout the year.
"This is an event that I truly look forward to," says Marce Ward, FUMC member. "Sung-Yun's Christmas concert touches the soul and puts me in the Christmas Spirit! Additionally, the basket drawing is always a lot of fun, and 100% of all proceeds raised go to a very meaningful cause."
First United Methodist Church, The Colony is located at the corner of Paige Rd. and Avery St., 4901 Paige Road, The Colony, TX 75056. For more information, please call 972-625-1281 or visit www.fumctc.org.
About Sung-Yun Kim
Sung-Yun Kim, a graduate of Keimyung University, has won many piano competitions in South Korea and Europe including a competition held by the President of South Korea. He was also a piano soloist for the National Police Orchestra in South Korea. He has performed with the Keimyung University Orchestra, the New Philharmonia Orchestra, the Bulgaria Varna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Yeawon Opera, the Daegu Male Choir, the Keimyung University Choir and the University of North Texas A Cappella Choir and Recital Choir.
Before coming to FUMC, The Colony, Sung-Yun had served as accompanist in many churches in South Korea, following in the ministry pathway of his grandfather who was a Presbyterian minister in South Korea. Currently he is a graduate student at the University of North Texas where he has been awarded scholarships by the College of Music. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member of Southeastern Oklahoma State University Department of Fine Arts.
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