Sunghee Hinners Faculty Piano Recital

  • Saturday, September 18, 2021 • 3:00 pm
  • E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall, 560 Music Center


Vier Impromptus, Op. 142, D. 935, No. 3 in B-flat Major by Franz Schubert (1797-1898)
” Rosamunde” Theme and Variation

32 Variationen in C minor, WoO 80 by Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)


Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Scherzo allegro
III. Andante
IV. Finale. Allegro comodo

Hannah Frey, violin, Amy Greenhalgh, viola, & Stephanie Hunt, cello


Dr. Sunghee Lee Hinners has performed in several countries including Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Korea, Austria, China, and the United States. Sunghee earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) from the University of Iowa for piano performance and pedagogy. She earned a Master of Music (M.M.) degree from the Düsseldorf Robert Schumann Musikhochschule graduating with Sehr Gut, the highest achievement possible in performance.

Dr. Sunghee Hinners teaches piano at Washington University in St. Louis MO. She also teaches master classes at colleges in the United States for contemporary music and extended piano techniques. She has given several seminars and lecture-recitals to educate musicians regarding the extended techniques used in modern piano music. She is a regular performer of solo, concertos, chamber music, ensembles, and orchestral works.

Hannah Frey received both her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music where she studied with Linda Cerone and William Preucil. Hannah is on the violin faculty at Washington University of St Louis, teaches in the Kirkwood School District, and also has a large private studio teaching out of her home near the Hill neighborhood.
Hannah is an active chamber and orchestral musician. She is a member of the Perseid Quartet and Third Millenium World’s Fair. She plays concerts often with the Metropolitan Orchestra of St Louis, the Union Avenue Opera Orchestra, and with visiting shows at the Fox Theatre. She has performed or collaborated with many other groups in the area including the St Louis Symphony, the MUNY Orchestra, and the Shakespeare Festival St Louis. She was recently a featured soloist with the Metropolitan Orchestra of St Louis, and has played concertos in the past with the National Repertory Orchestra, the Davidson College Symphony Orchestra, and the Presbyterian College Chamber Orchestra.

Before moving to St  Louis, Hannah was a member of several different orchestras including the Charlotte Symphony and the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra. She has also held the positions of concertmaster of the Mansfield Symphony, assistant concertmaster of the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, and was a regular substitute with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra.

Stephanie Hunt (cello) An active and versatile musician, Stephanie Hunt performs on both modern and baroque cello. Her current activities include performances with the Persied String Quartet, Chamber Project St. Louis, and the La Petite Brise, an early music trio. Stephanie has participated in numerous international music festivals, including the Nederlandse Orkest- en Ensemble-Academie, Royaumont Formations Professionnelles (France), the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme, and two summers as a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow. Her studies on modern cello led to a B.Mus. summa cum laude from the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music and a M.Mus. from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. Following her American studies, Stephanie moved to Europe and earned both a B.Mus. Honours and M.Mus. in baroque cello from the Utrecht Conservatory in the Netherlands. Her teachers include Viola de Hoog, Norman Fischer, Hans Jørgen Jensen, Ross Harbaugh, and Monique Bartels.
After five years studying and performing in the Netherlands, Stephanie returned to the United States, to settle in the St. Louis area.  Stephanie teaches cello in the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Suzuki program, is the cello instructor at Lindenwood University, and maintains a private studio in St. Louis.

Amy Greenhalgh was born in Britain, read music at Oxford University, and went on to postgraduate education at the Royal College of Music and Trinity College of Music. She has worked as a chamber and orchestral musician throughout Europe, with ensembles such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Soloists’ Chamber Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, and National Symphony Orchestra of Malta, as well as recording for labels such as Decca, EMI, and Deutsche Grammophon. She was also a founder member of the Symposia String Quartet, with which she toured in Britain, France and Spain.

In 2009, Amy moved to South America, after having won the position of principal viola of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Santiago, Chile, where the repertoire consists of opera, ballet and symphony orchestra concerts. During her time in Chile, she was also professor of viola at the University Mayor, a member of the Ensamble Filarmónico, and principal viola of the Chilean-German Chamber Orchestra.

In addition to performing, Amy also arranges music. She has a wide range of genres, and many artists have played her arrangements. These include the Crystal Palace String Quartet, London, the Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus of Santiago, Chile, the University Andrés Bello, Chile, and Américo (philharmonic orchestra plus cumbia band and singer). Amy has also designed both small- and large-scale concerts for the Children’s Theater of the Municipal Theater in Santiago, whose concerts have been extremely popular.

Amy moved to the United States in 2015, where she is currently living and working as a violist, violinist and arranger in St. Louis. Missouri.

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