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Event Details: Young Artist Piano Series

  • Concert Date and Time: Friday, October 6th, 6:00 PM (Concert Start), 7:00 PM (Short Reception on the Portico)
  • Venue: St. Johannes Lutheran Church, 48 Hasell St, Charleston, SC 29401
  • Musicians: Estee Yu and Jovanny Vilasquez, Piano
  • Cost: Free
  • Parking: St. Johannes has a small parking lot at Anson and Hasell Streets or the Hasell Street Garage at 85 Hasell St, Charleston, SC 29401

Join us for an engaging musical evening featuring the Friday Concert Series - Young Artist Piano Series presented by St. Johannes Lutheran Church and Dr. Margaret "Happy" Byrd from The School of the Arts.

This special three-part series aims to celebrate the outstanding musical talents of local high school students. These concerts are open to the public and require no tickets for entry. The primary goal is to provide these young artists with a platform to showcase their abilities and to support their musical journeys with modest scholarships.

Featured Young Artists on October 6th: Estee Yu and Jovanny Vilasquez

Estee Yu:  Estee is a 10th grade piano major at the School of the Arts, has been playing for almost nine years, and studies privately with Inga Agrest. Piano is a great passion for her and she has enjoyed participating in numerous competitions, events, and ensemble recitals over the past years, earning an Outstanding at District Auditions, and Honorable Mention at SCMTA State Auditions last spring.

Jovanny Silva-Velasquez:  a senior at the School of the Arts, has been playing piano since he was 7 years old. He has had a great affinity for jazz for as long as he can remember and likes to take every opportunity that he can get to express his passion, and demonstrate to others the beauty of jazz.

We cordially invite you to this remarkable musical event celebrating the achievements and the vibrant talents of Estee Yu and Jovanny Silva-Velasquez. Your presence will contribute to their artistic journey and growth. Thank you.


Estee Yu

Fire-Flies - Amy Beach

Prelude and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 847 - Johann Sebastian Bach

Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, “Pathetique” - Ludwig van Beethoven

  1. Grave
  2. Adagio Cantabile
  3. Rondo

Jovanny Velasquez

Tico-Tico no fubá - Zequinha Abreu

Little Suede Shoes - Charlie Parker

O Pato - Jaime Silva

Blue Bossa - Kenny Dorham

Just The Two Of Us - Grover Washington, Jr.

If you have questions, please call the Church Office at (843) 722-8906 or Email