Faculty & Friends Concert: Arunesh Nadgir and Christine Kim

Arunesh Nadgir, piano & Christine Kim, cello
Ward Hall

Piano and Cello Recital

Pianist Arunesh Nadgir is the coordinator of keyboard studies and associate professor of piano at Middle Tennessee State University. He also maintains a private piano studio, is co-director of the MTSU Keyboard Artist Series, and is on the Executive Board of the Tennessee Music Teachers Association. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in the United States, South America, Europe and Asia in venues including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre and Jordan Hall, and has participated in several international music festivals including the Millennium International Piano Festival, The Moulin d’Ande Festival and the Kneisel Hall Summer Music Festival. He has been heard on Nashville Public Radio and WNYC in live radio broadcasts.

Praised for her thoughtful and compelling musical interpretations, cellist Christine Kim has performed for concert series throughout North America and Europe, including Da Camera of Houston, the New Hampshire Music Festival, the International Holland Music Sessions and the Curaçao Summer Music Festival. Since moving to Tennessee in 2011, she has played with ensembles throughout the region, including the Nashville Opera, the IRIS Orchestra, the Gateway Chamber Orchestra and the Stones River Chamber Players. She also appears regularly as a Baroque cellist, and has played with Music City Baroque, Ensemble 1720, and the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra. 

Before joining the MTSU music faculty, Christine Kim taught at Luther College and Rice University. In addition to her teaching at the university, Christine Kim also maintains a large private studio and is a teaching artist for ETHOS Music Ensembles. She has also worked with students at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival, the Tennessee Valley Music Festival, the Tennessee Cello Workshop and the Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts. 

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact 615.966.5929.