Started on May 5, 2018 Saturday

May 5 – Sae Yoon Chon

The Clearly Musical Home Concert Series features musicians in up-close experiences in the Heart of Richmond Hill. You will have the opportunity to clearly see and hear the musicians and ask questions to learn more about the music and the performers! 


Sae Yoon made his debut with the Cleveland Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Jahja Ling at the age of 18. Since then, he has performed with the Orchestra de Valencia, the Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra, the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Conservatory Orchestra, Astana Symphony Orchestra, the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, and the Hanoi Philharmonic. He has collaborated with conductors Tania Miller, Burno Aprea, Young Min Park, John Morris Russell, Jahja Ling, Erzhan Dautov, and Jakyung Year.

He has been awarded numerous prizes at international piano competitions, including 3rd prize at the 2018 LA International Piano Competition, 2nd prize and special prize at 2017 Jose Itrubi International Piano Competition , 5th Prize at the 2017 Seoul International Piano Competition, 3rd Prize at the 2016 Hilton Head International Piano Competition, 3rd Prize at the 2014 Cooper International Piano Competition in Oberlin, 4th Prize at the 2013 Hilton Head International Piano Competition for Young Artists, 3rd Prize in the 2013 International Festival and Competition for Young Pianists, 1st Prize and the Best Classical Work Player award in the 2012 Hanoi International Piano Competition, and 2nd Prize in the 2012 Isidor Bajic Memorial Piano Competition in Novi Sad, Serbia.

Sae Yoon started playing the piano at age of six, and continued his studies at the Yewon Art School and the Seoul Arts High School where his teachers included Professor Hyoung-Joon Chang. He is currently studying with John O’Conor and James Anagnoson at The Glenn Gould School, where he is also the recipient of the full-tuition Liliane Szenteleky – de Kresz Scholarship.


Please arrive between 7:30 and 7:50 pm. No latecomers are permitted. The private residence address (in the Heart of Richmond Hill) and free parking details will be sent upon advance seat purchase of $35 incl. HST. Limited seating is available for this intimate living room concert- advance ticket purchase required. Reception & Question & Answer period with the musicians included. The event concludes at 9:30 pm.

To bring Clearly Musical Home Concerts to -your- home or neighbourhood, please contact Joanna Grace: or 647-701-8421.

Host JOANNA GRACE was selected as the “Emerging Creative Talent” for Richmond Hill in 2016. View a short video here. She is passionate about bringing people together through creative experiences, expression and education through the Clearly Musical Home Concerts.


1) Who is this event best suited for? Age 12 and up are welcome to attend. This event requires sitting attentively and quietly for 1 hour at a time. This event is best suited for those interested in live musical performances and being up close to see and hear clearly.

2) What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free street parking is available. Close to Yonge Street, this Richmond Hill home is accessible by public transport. Details are sent with your RSVP and payment. Please be aware that this location is not wheelchair accessible and has steps to the front door and also to the washroom inside. If you have challenges with stairs, please communicate your concerns with the organizer before purchasing a ticket.

3) If you have pet or food allergies or sensitivities that may inhibit your enjoyment of this performance, please contact Joanna Grace before purchasing a ticket.

4) Can I purchase a ticket at the door? No, there are no ticket sales at the door. Because this a private residence and an intimate up-close experience, all seats must be reserved in advance.

5) What’s the refund policy? There are no refunds. If you wish to transfer your seat to someone else, kindly let us know who is coming in your place. Contact Joanna Grace 647-701-8421 Hope you can join us

Join us May 5, 7:30 pm with Sae Yoon Chon!

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