University of Oklahoma piano professor Dr. Jeongwon Ham will perform on Tues., Oct. 27 at 8PM in Sharp Music Hall (Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd, Norman). Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior adults. Dr. Ham is a very accomplished performer. Read more about her below:

Jeongwon Ham has won numerous piano competitions, including the Bartók/Kabalevsky International competition, Paul Hindemith competition, Simon Belsky competition, and Folkwang competition. Also, she received top prizes at the Epinal International Piano competition, Artur Schnabel Piano competition. Ham gave her New York City debut recital at the Merkin Concert Hall and has performed in many European countries, Asia, and the United Sates. Ham has been a featured pianist at international and national conferences and festivals including the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Festival Internationale Incontri Musicali di Sorrento in Italy.

Ham has been an adjudicator at many international and national piano competitions including the Bartók/Kabalevsky/Prokofiev International Piano Competition, Sonatina and Sonata International Youth Piano Competition, Starr Young Artist National Piano Competition, and Dallas Symphony Young Artist Competition.

Ham obtained degrees from the United Sates and Germany. In Germany, she graduated with distinctions (Reifeprüfung) from the Folkwang Hochschule für Musik in Essen and the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin (Konzertexamen). In US, she received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Kansas. Her principal teachers include Sequeira Costa, Klaus Hellwig, Hans Leygraf, and Ludger Maxsein.

Ham has been a member of the faculty of the Hochschule fur Musik Hans-Eisler in Berlin and the University of Duisburg in Germany, and the University of Arkansas and the University of Northern Iowa. Currently Ham is Associate Professor of Piano at the University of Oklahoma.