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April 2011

"Love All around the World" concert to support international student scholarships

Join Luther Seminary Master of Divinity student Mikyoung Park, a classically trained vocalist and graduate of Luther Seminary's Master of Sacred Music program, along with six other classically trained musicians from around the world, for a special concert. 

The concert is free and open to the public. A free-will donation to support the international student scholarship fund at Luther Seminary will be taken.

"Love All Around the World II"
Saturday, May 14
6:30 p.m.
Chapel of the Incarnation
Olson Campus Center
Luther Seminary

Performers include:

  • Mikyoung Park, a lyric coloratura soprano from Seoul, South Korea. She holds the M.S.M. from Luther Seminary and is currently perusing her M.Div. with a concentration in children, youth and family ministry. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Minnesota.

  • Momoko Tanno, a soprano, received her master's degree from the University of Minnesota in vocal performance and a bachelor's degree from Nihon University in Tokyo. She studied voice and French in Paris for three years. She is a frequent performer of opera, musical theater, oratorio and recitals in the United States, Japan and Germany.

  • Sei Hoon Ahn, a Korean tenor, is a D.M.A. candidate in vocal performance at the University of Minnesota. He received his master's degree in voice from Indiana University, and a bachelor's degree in vocal performance from the Korean National University of Arts in Seoul. He is currently teaching at the MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis.

  • Greg Kajiwara, a clarinetist, holds a master's degree in clarinet performance from the University of Minnesota. He currently teaches and performs throughout the Twin Cities and is a primary substitute for the Duluth (Minn.) Superior Symphony Orchestra.

  • Jon Michael Iverson, a pianist, composer and teacher, performs regularly as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician around the Twin Cities area. Iverson has served on the faculty at the University of St. Thomas, his undergraduate alma mater, and is now teaching exclusively at the MacPhail Center for Music.

  • E. Pınar Başgöze, a dedicated teacher and active solo and chamber music performer, was born and raised in Turkey. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees at Ankara State Conservatory. She holds a master's degree in piano performance and piano pedagogy from the University of Minnesota. She has been teaching exclusively at the MacPhail Center for Music since 2007.

  • Jieun Kim, a pianist, recently received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in collaborative piano and coaching from the the University of Minnesota. Born in Seoul, she also holds bachelor's and master's degrees in piano performance from Ewha Woman's University in Seoul. She has performed as a collaborative pianist with various artists and maintained a demanding performance schedule.

To learn more about this event, contact the Global Mission Institute at Luther Seminary at or 651-641-3487.

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