Hope College will feature a recital by baritone Jung Woo Kim of the music faculty on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

The public is invited.  Admission is free.

The theme of the recital is “Five Mystical Songs.”  Kim will perform “Easter,” “I Got Me Flowers,” “Love Bade Me Welcome,” “The Call” and “Antiphon,” all by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Kim is an associate professor of voice at Hope. He has actively performed as an opera singer, concert soloist and recitalist throughout United States, South America and his native South Korea. He has won numerous honors and awards, including first prize in the West-Central NATS competition, and finalist recognition in the Harold Haugh Opera Vocal Competition and Rose Palmai-Tenser Vocal Competition.

He earned his Bachelor of Music degree in voice performance from Chung-Ang University in Korea, Master of Music degree and Performer Diploma in voice performance from Indiana University at Bloomington, and Doctor of Musical Arts degree in vocal performance and pedagogy from University of Colorado at Boulder.  He was a graduate instructor at the University of Colorado at Boulder prior to joining the Hope faculty.

Audience members who need assistance to fully enjoy any event at Hope are encouraged to contact the college's Events and Conferences Office by emailing events@hope.edu or calling 616-395-7222 on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., on Columbia Ave. between Ninth and 10th streets.