Cellist Jee Choi to Present Senior Recital

OBU cellist Jee Choi will present her senior recital Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Raley Chapel’s Yarborough Auditorium. The public is invited to attend the free performance.

Choi’s recital will feature pieces by Bach, Godard, Boccherini, Ibert, Rachmaninoff, Hamrick and Lalo. She will be accompanied on piano by Dr. Keith Whitmore, OBU assistant professor of music; Dr. Ron Lewis, OBU professor emeritus of music; and Jonathan Hamrick, a senior from Cedar Crest, N.M. She will be accompanied on flute by Andre Jones, a junior from Lawton, Okla., and on saxophone by Tabitha Wasik, a sophomore from Burleson, Texas.

Originally from South Korea, Choi is the daughter of Song-Nyun Choi and Hyang-won Lee. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in music arts with a minor is graphic design.

Choi received the String Scholarship and has been named on the Dean’s Honor Roll at OBU. She is a member of the OBU-Shawnee Community Orchestra and Philos, the campus organization for international students. She spent a month in Italy to further her cello studies.

She is a member of Philipp Gulidov’s studio. Gulidov is a member of the MacArthur String Quartet and adjunct instructor of cello at OBU. He is pursuing a doctor of musical arts degree at the University of Oklahoma in cello performance. He received his master’s degree from St. Petersburg Conservatoire (St. Petersburg, Russia) in cello performance and his master’s degree in conducting from the University of Northern Iowa.

The audience is invited to a reception immediately following the recital in Raley room 142.