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Tutti Thursdays | Jinhee Han ft. Adam Von Housen: Composing Geometry

November 17, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Jinhee Han
Composing Geometry

featuring Adam Von Housen (Violin)

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 5:00 PM

Imagination is a mysterious human capacity often requiring us to reach beyond perceptual experience.

Inspired by the poem Géométrie by Sylvaine Hinglais, Jinhee Han composed a short violin solo entitled Geometry and devised an innovative notation and use of text. She successfully uses novel musical and aural materials in a tactile, visual, and contemplative manner. Jinhee Han will share her process and techniques (along with her score). Violinist Adam Von Housen will discuss his process and demonstrate bringing Geometry to life as an expressive performance.

A truly interactive Tutti!


NOTE: This event will be held virtually over Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link upon submission of the RSVP form.



Award-winning Korean-American musician, Jinhee Han is a NYC/Boston based composer from Seoul, South Korea. Relocation of academic experience lead her wide range of hyper complex music. Most recently, Han received School of Music Award for a winner of the Orchestra Composition Competition at Boston University alongside enjoying her study music composition under direction of Joshua Fineberg in the Doctor of Musical Arts degree program at Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music. More information at: Her many scores are available at:


Adam is passionate about working with composers and is active in the NYC contemporary music scene. Since 2014 he has been a core member of the Curiosity Cabinet (Whitney George, director) along with new music series presented by: Sound Traffic, Concrete Timbre, and the Parlour Room Sessions at Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. He was a winner of the 2013 American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition, and made his New York recital debut in Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall. Since then, he has performed at: National Sawdust, Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins, House of YES, Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully & David Geffen Halls at Lincoln Center, Bargemusic, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. During the summer of 2010, Adam served as Principal Violist in the pit orchestra of the world premier production of I Dream under the direction of Keith Williams and Grammy-nominated composer and arranger Carl Marsh. Adam graduated magna cum laude from Kennesaw State University in May 2012, where he studied with Helen Hwaya Kim and chamber music with Allyson Fleck; and received his Master’s Degree and Artist Diploma from Brooklyn College, where he studied violin with Masao Kawasaki and chamber music with Ursula Oppens and Adam Kent.

NYWC is grateful to Concrete Timbre, Inc., Leanna Primiani, Svjetlana Bukvich, and Lynn Bechtold, who made generous donations to support Tutti Thursdays and Tutti 2022.


November 17, 2022
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


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