The Alberta  Bair Theater welcomes violinist Chee-Yun on October 15 at 7:30 pm. The event is part of the Fire & Ice Classic Series from the Billings Symphony. Chee-Yun’s beautiful tones have captured audiences’ attention in five continents. The Billings Symphony and Chee-Yun will take on sounds from Sibelius Violin Concerto. 

Tickets for the show’s dress rehearsal are also available at a reduced price for those who are uncomfortable around big crowds. The dress rehearsal starts at 10:30 am on October 15 at the Alberta Bair theater. Buy in advance or at the front door. There is also a free Master Clinic with Chee-Yun on Thursday, October 13, at 4 pm. The Master Clinic is held at Cisel Hall on the campus of MSUB. 

Chee-Yun has made her mark in the ever-changing classical music world for the past 30 years. She performed for former President Bill Clinton and guests at the White House in 1993, honoring the National Medal of the Arts recipients. She also performed for the Secretary General of the United Nations, celebrating National Foundation day in Korea and South Korea’s 25 anniversary of joining the United Nations. 

Throughout Chee-Yun’s career, she has performed with many national symphony orchestras in San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Dallas, and Toronto. She has also performed with the Los Angeles and Saint Paul chamber orchestras. On top of being a renowned violinist, Chee-Yun is also a passionate educator for students in music. She served as an adjunct professor of violin and starling soloist at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She was a visiting professor of violin music at the Indiana University School of Music. She also served as an Artist-in-Residence and professor of violin in Dallas, Texas, at Southern Methodist University. 

Chee-Yun’s recent music recording, Serenata Notturno, went platinum in the first six months of its release. She also plays an antique violin made in 1669 by Franceso Ruggieri, rumored to have been buried with its previous owner for 200 years. Don’t miss Chee-Yun’s Captivating performance in Fire and Ice. After playing the icy, nordic tones of Sibelius Violin Concerto, they will also play from Rachmaninoff’s Symphony number 2. 

Click here to purchase tickets for the Classic Series: Fire and Ice at the Alberta Bair Theater.