CATERPILLAR DANCE, by Grace Hong
A native of Seoul, Korea, oboist Grace Hong enjoys a diverse career as soloist, chamber musician and teacher. She performed with the Chicago Symphony for their 2008 European tour under maestro Bernard Haitink, and many other concerts including two CSO resound recordings: Mahler symphony no.6 and Grammy Award-winning Shostakovich Symphony no.4, and Beyond the Score programs. Grace is a dedicated educator, currently serving on the faculty at the New Music School and has a private studio in Chicago. She lives in Chicago with her husband and beautiful daughters, JiYoo and SeoEe.