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September 7, 2023

Contact: Jennie Buchanan
Museum of the Western Prairie, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-482-1044

Oklahoma Pianist to Perform at Museum of the Western Prairie

ALTUS, Okla. — Dr. Hyunsoon Whang will present the seventh in a series of concerts showcasing Beethoven’s sonatas at the Museum of the Western Prairie on Sunday, September 17, starting at 2:30 p.m.

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Whang began her piano studies at age four and started playing public concerts at age 12. Since then, she has given solo recitals around the world, participating in festivals and master classes. She also helps inspire new generations of students. Whang is the McMahon Endowed Chair of Music at Cameron University.

The event is free and open to the public. Reserve your seats by calling the museum at 580-482-1044. The Museum of the Western Prairie is located at 1100 Memorial Dr. in Altus.

The Museum of the Western Prairie is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.


Editor’s Note: Photos of the Museum of the Western Prairie are available upon request.

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