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Midnight Moon Ensemble

Described as a “multi-genre” group, Midnight Moon’s music is a lyrical blend of classical and popular styles with a little of the unexpected always thrown in. Sometimes you’ll hear a gorgeous opera aria, sometimes you’ll hear an upbeat folk/rock tune, sometimes you’ll hear a peaceful neo-classical melody. But it’s not always that obvious – Midnight Moon walks between the musical worlds with grace and charisma, unifying the various genres with a refinement and virtuosity rarely seen on stage.

“The most consistently striking performances of the occasion were those of Ms. Suh.
…Gorgeously sung with ravishing runs and impressive high notes.”
-The Capital

“Andrew Dickenson provided subtle and supportive accompaniment”
- The Washington Post

“The live band, directed by J. Andrew Dickenson, is competent and appreciated.”
- Examiner.com

“Harmonious chords and an angelical voice.”
- Anima Lumen


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Praised for her “ravishing runs and impressive high notes” (The Capital), soprano Yeonjune Suh has commanded standing ovations from audiences throughout the world, including New York’s Carnegie Hall, Asia’s KNUA hall, Italy’s Teatro alla Sicilia, and many other European, Asian, and American cities. Mrs. Suh’s renditions of repertoire are lyrical yet powerful, emotional yet technically precise, and she dramatically brings to life every piece of music she performs.

Mrs. Suh began her voice studies in her native city of Seoul, Korea. Following graduation from the prestigious Sunwha Arts High School, she was awarded a scholarship to the Chicago College of Music, where she studied with Carmen Mehta. Following her dream to study in Italy, Mrs. Suh was then accepted to the esteemed Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milano, where she was granted a Voice Fellowship to study with admired teachers such as Maria Luisa Cioni, Katia Angeloni, and Stefano Gibellato. Upon graduation she was invited to participate in the Conservatorio’s selective Post-Graduate teaching program. In New York, Mrs. Suh then studied at Mannes The New School for Music, where she was accepted into the Opera Program under the direction of Joseph Colaneri, Susan Caldwell, and Ted Taylor and studied privately with Ruth Falcon. She has also studeid with John Bowen of Opera Vivente and Patricia McCaffrey and Kevin Murphy of the Metropolitan Opera.

While in New York, Mrs. Suh appeared on stage in productions of Puccinni, Mozart, Donnezetti, and Janacek, among others, and she was selected for the El Paso Young Artist Program. She has won and been a finalist in many competitions, including the Accadia Foundation for the Arts Competition for Operatic Voice, the Harold Haugh Light Opera Competition and Camillo de Nardis Competition, the Mario Lanza Competition. She also received an encouragement grant from from the Gerda Lisner Foundation.

Mrs. Suh is an Adjunct Professor of Music/Voice at Cecil College and performs with guitarist J. Andrew Dickenson in the Midnight Moon Ensemble. Described as a “multi-genre” group, Midnight Moon’s music is a lyrical blend of classical and popular styles with a little of the unexpected always thrown in. Midnight Moon walks between the musical worlds with grace and charisma, unifying the various genres with a refinement and virtuosity rarely seen on stage. The duo has released two recordings, Kiss and Angel in the Mist.


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A musician of numerous passions, J. Andrew Dickenson is a performer, teacher, composer, conductor, administrator, writer, and arranger who has been showcased in a variety of prestigious locations around the world.

Founder of the Midnight Moon Ensemble with soprano Yeonjune Suh, Andrew has performed in some of the most celebrated venues in the United States (Carnegie Hall), Korea (KNUA Hall), and England (Penzance Guitar Festival). He is also a member of CoLABorative, an interdisciplinary company featuring faculty of Cecil College. Andrew was an original founding member of both the New York Guitar Quartet and the guitar quartet 1 East, and has worked with high profile acts such as SONOS Chamber Orchestra and Trio Sorella. An avid protagonist of new music and art, Andrew actively commissions pioneering composers to write music for his performances, including Terry Champlin, Bryan Johanson, Brian Grundstrom, and Judah Adashi, Albert Carbonell Sauri, and Steven Stone. He has also collaborated with many multi-media artists to produce shows at Baltimore's Augenmusik festival, Artscape, the Maryland Institute of Art, and the Academy of Art in Philadelphia.

A scholarship winner from both the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Mannes College of Music, Andrew's primary teachers include Julian Gray, Robert Trent, and Frederic Hand. He has also studied with Sergio Assad, Manuel Barrueco, Gilbert Biberian, Terry Champlin, Carlo Domeniconi, Peter Golladay, William Kanengiser, Michael Newman, and Laura Oltman.

Now a dedicated teacher himself, Andrew is an Assistant Professor of Music at Cecil College and former String Department Head at Concordia Conservatory. He is the author of the acclaimed Guitar Fundamentals series and has been published internationally in Soundboard and Classical Guitar. Andrew is also editor of NYlon Review, the newsletter of the New York City Classical Guitar Society, where he was President and Artistic Director for 4 years.

Andrew has recently been invited for several conducting engagements, and he is quickly becoming known for his precise directing, inventive programming, and his innovative arrangements. Arranging credits include Carmen, West Side Story, and Man of La Mancha for chamber orchestras as well as numerous pop and rock songs for classical ensembles. He has also written scores for various theater performances, and his compositions can be heard on the Midnight Moon Ensemble’s albums, Angel in the Mist and Kiss, available at www.midnightmoonmusic.com.

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