SNU hosts guest recital featuring Remy-Schumacher & Charoenwongse

The Southern Nazarene University School of Music welcomes Tess Remy-Schumacher, cello, and Chindarat Charoenwongse, piano, in guest recital Thursday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Cantrell Music Hall on the SNU campus.

Tess Remy-Schumacher has traveled worldwide as a concert soloist for several years, gracing the major concert halls of Asia, Australia, Europe, and the United States, including Wigmore Hall (London), Jubilee Hall (Singapore), Carnegie Hall (New York) and Chicago's Bradley Hall. A Fulbright Scholar, Remy-Schumacher earned a masters and doctorate from the University of Southern California, graduating with highest honors. Remy-Schumacher was born in Cologne where she studied with the likes of Boris Pergamenschikow, Maria Kliegel, Siegfried Palm, Jacqueline du Pre, and William Pleeth. In addition to producing a number of CDs, Remy-Schumacher has recorded for television stations in Germany, New York, Los Angeles, Australia, Italy, and Switzerland. Following her appointment at James Cook University from 1992-1998, Remy-Schumacher joined the music faculty at the University of Central Oklahoma where she currently serves as professor of cello and chamber music.

Chindarat Charoenwongse has performed for many renowned pianists including Nina Svetlanova, Malcolm Bilson, and Rebecca Penneys. Originally from Bangkok, Thailand, Charoenwongse received a bachelor's in Piano Performance with honors from Chulalongkorn University (Thailand) and obtained Associate and Licentiate Performer's Diplomas from Trinity College of Music (London). A Fulbright scholar, Charoenwongse earned a master's in Music Education from Eastman School of Music and a doctorate in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma. Charoenwongse studied piano under the instruction of Anton Nel, Barry Snyder, and Edward Gates. Among Charoenwongse's most notable performances was her appearance before Her Royal Highness Princess Galayani Vaddhana in Bangkok. In 2000, Charoenwongse was selected by "Who's Who of American Women" to be honored in the New Millennium publication. Prior to joining the University of Central Oklahoma piano faculty in 2000, Charoenwongse taught at Chulalongkorn University and Kasetsart University.

Admission is free. For more information, contact the SNU School of Music at 405.491.6345.