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Helen Sung Group
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Contact
Helen Sung


Address
New York, NY
Phone
(917) 202-6176

Additional Info
Year Founded
1999
Repertoire
Jazz
Size
Variable
Instrumentation
Piano

From Houston, TX, pianist/composer Helen Sung was an aspiring classical pianist before Jazz intervened during her university studies at UT Austin. She went on to graduate from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance (at NEC), win the Kennedy Center’s Mary Lou Williams Piano Competition, and work with such luminaries as the late Clark Terry, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Terri Lyne Carrington, Regina Carter, Wynton Marsalis, & the Mingus Big Band. Her album "Anthem For A New Day" topped jazz radio charts and garnered a SESAC award. Sung also serves on the jazz faculties of Juilliard & Columbia University. A commissioned composer, she has received several grants, including a 2014 CMA/Doris Duke Foundation New Jazz Works Grant.

News

03.23.2017

Springing Forward: A Sung With Words Listening Party (May 30)