[전주대 신문 제916호 14면, 발행일: 2021년 12월 22일(수)]
The 2nd JJU Cheonjam Chamber Music Festival was held on December 6 and 7 at the Onnuri Hall on the 1st floor of the Star Center. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the quarantine rules were thoroughly followed. People who attended the festival were only permitted to enter the building after a temperature check and filliing up the entrance list.
It is a classical music festival for local residents, performed by 50 local musicians, including art director Lee Ju-yong, professor of music department, and his students. This 2nd Cheonjam Chamber Music Festival was held in a Christmas-themed setting. The musicians wore Rudolph headbands and played Christmas carols, creating a festive mood. The festival’s goal, according to Professor Lee Joo-yong, is to support neighbors in need.
At the 1st Cheonjam Chamber Music Festival, together with ‘Child Fund Korea,’musical instruments were given to children in culturally marginalized areas through a fundraising event. It was to deliver dreams and hopes to local children through music. At the 2nd Festival, fundraising events were held online and offline to help more children in need.
Professor Lee Joo-yong, who was the MC of the festival, said that “The Cheonjam Chamber Music Festival was held with the goal of fulfilling its role as a cultural hub in Jeonju and delivering comfort and courage to local residents exhausted from COVID-19.” And he also remarked“In particular, the active participation of local young musicians and students is significant. This festival is a truly regional-centered music festival with local artists, established by the next generation of musicians who will be responsible for the future of local culture and arts. I hope that through this festival that brings each performer’s voices and hearts together, people can learn about how to understand each others.”
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