Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location:Pioneer Congregational Church
2700 L Street, Sacramento, CA, 95816
INA JUN, Pianist
with guest violinist, Sandro Ladu
Pianist Ina Jun has been actively performing in the greater Sacramento area. She has been engaged in other numerous performances including instrumental and vocal accompanying. With her piano and violin duo, she participated in the chamber program at the 2012 Beethoven Institute in NYC. Recently, her chamber trio had received an honorable mention at Watson Chamber Music Competition. Ms. Jun was also a member of the Hartt Philharmonia. She has performed The Benefit Performance for the Mark Twain’s House. She has also worked with the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera. She has won numerous performing scholarships including Hartt Performing Art Scholarship (PAS), Accompanying Assistantship, WM Vincent scholarship, and Fine Arts Piano scholarship.
A native of Jeonju, South Korea, Ms. Jun began playing the piano at the age of six. She has graduated Jeonju Fine Arts High school, has moved to the United States and continued her studies. Ms. Jun earned a Bachelor’s Music degree in piano performance at the Hartt School with a high honor of Summa cum laude and a Master’s degree in CSUS. Her teachers include Richard Cionco, David Westfall, Luiz de Moura Castro, and Eric Trudel.
Violinist Sandro Ladu attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas where he studied with Byron Tauchi and Weiwei Le. During this time he was a participant of the Brevard music festival and recipient of the Liberace string quartet scholarship and the Arts Bridge scholarship. Sandro completed graduate studies at California State University Sacramento where he studied with Ian Swensen. During this time he was a multiple-time winner of the Aj and Susanna Watson chamber music competition and the Saturday Club Scholarship. He recently placed 2nd place in the Fresno Musical Club Bell T. Richie competition and recently played in Fresno’s Young Artist Spotlight live radio concert. Sandro currently teaches in elementary schools through the Sacramento Youth Symphony’s El Sistema inspired string program Overture.