Piano Music of Judith Lang Zaimont to Be Performed by Young Ah Tak at
Fulbright Concerto Competition in Fayetteville, Arkansas on March 29
New York, NY - American composer Judith Lang Zaimont's Wizards -
Three Magic Masters will be performed by pianist Young-Ah Tak as part
of her semi-finalist recital to be given on March 29 - 3 PM at the Starr
Theatre of the Walton Arts Center on the campus of the Fulbright College
of Arts & Sciences, 525 Old Main, University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
The competition is presented by the North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra,
the City of Fayetteville, and the J.W. Fulbright College of Arts and
Wizards, an 8 minute 30 second piece for solo piano in three movements,
was commissioned for the November 2003 San Antonio International Piano
Competition and was a required work for that competition, where it was
given 12 premiere performances. It is published by Vivace Press, Inc.
and was recorded to great critical acclaim by Young-Ah Tak for Albany
The March 29 performance is free and open to the public. Tickets are
required for the concerto round of the competition later that week. For
more information about this concert and competition, contact the Walton
Arts Center box office at 479-443-5600 or visit the Fulbright Concerto
Competition online at http://www.fulbrightconcertocompetition.org.
Ms. Tak is the Silver Medal winner at the San Antonio International
Piano Competition, where she also received 'Best Performance of a
Classical Work' award. She is also the winner of the International
Corpus Christi Young Artists' Competition, and top prize winner in
numerous other competitions including the Valsesia-Musica International
Piano Competition in Italy, the Missouri Southern International Piano
Competition, the Hilton Head International Piano Competition, the Ettlingen
International Piano Competition in Germany, the Stravinsky International
Awards, and the Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition. More
about her at http://www.youngahtak.com/.
Judith Lang Zaimont is internationally recognized for her distinctive
style, characterized by its expressive strength and dynamism. Her music
is widely performed throughout the U.S. and Europe and has been recorded
for the Naxos, Koch International Classics, Arabesque, Milken Family
Foundation, Albany, Jeanne, Leonarda, Northeastern, and 4Tay labels.
Her principal publishers are MMB Music, Inc., Galaxy/ECS, Vivace, Jeanne,
C. F. Peters, Lyra and Walton.
Ms. Zaimont's new contemporary ragtime CD 'Prestidigitations' has been
released by MSR Classics. The disk features The American Ragtime Ensemble,
David Reffkin, Director, Immanuel Davis, flute; Doris L. Kosloff, piano;
Elizabeth Ann Owens, flute; Joanne Polk, piano; Nanette Kaplan Solomon,
piano; and the composer herself on piano performing her superb new ragtime
music. More about it at http://www.msrcd.com/1238/1238.html.
More information about Ms. Zaimont, including sound clips of many of
her compositions, is available at her website http://www.jzaimont.com/.
She is represented by Jeffrey James Arts Consulting, who can be contacted
at 516-586-3433 or at [log in to unmask]
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
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