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Guest Recital: Soo Goh '00, clarinet

  • Date: Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Time: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Location: Noble Recital Hall, Jenson-Noble Hall of Music

Soo Goh '00, in collaboration with Nicholas Shaneyfelt, will present a clarinet recital as a part of the Guest Artist Series.

Goh will be featuring works by Bach, Cahuzac, Stanford, Montsalvatge, Wu, Husa, and Hurlstone.

Soo Goh is an Assistant Professor of Clarinet at Appalachian State University. He is one of the first few musicians from Penang, Malaysia to further his studies on the clarinet. He holds a B.A. in Music and Computer Science from Luther College, a M.M. from Bowling Green State University, and a D.M.A from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His primary teachers have been Michael Chesher, Kevin Schempf, and Kelly Burke. Previously, he was an Associate Professor of Music at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. While at Kutztown, Soo was the Music Admissions and Outreach Coordinator. He firmly believes in mentorship and advocacy for students who may otherwise not have access to quality music education. Soo has performed with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra, Western Piedmont Symphony Orchestra, Johnson City Symphony Orchestra, Carolina Philharmonic, Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, Raleigh Civic Symphony Orchestra, Southside Sinfonietta, and Pennsylvania Philharmonic. He has served as an adjudicator for the Music Teachers National Association and the Reading Musical Foundation. Soo has presented and performed in music conferences such as the North Carolina Music Educators Association, Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, ClarinetFest, Society of Composers, Inc., Festival of Women Composers, College of Music Society, Music by Women Festival, National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors, and others. Additionally, he has performed and taught masterclasses in Malaysia, Singapore, Austria, and Jordan. Soo Goh has a strong interest in technology and loves exploring ways to integrate them in his daily life and teachings. He particularly enjoys working with geeky students.

Questions? Contact Kelly Grba, Music, Kelly Grba