october, 2019

01oct7:00 pm8:00 pmHui Shan Chin, Piano7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 5800 Richmond Ave., Houston, TXTime has ran out! Better luck next time!

Hui Shan Chin

Event Details

Shepard School of Music Piano Series presents
Hui Shan Chin, Piano

Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Kawai Piano Gallery-Houston, 5800 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX
Phone: 713-904-0001

Biography

Born in Kuala Lumpur in 1990, Hui Shan Chin began her musical education at the age of 3. Ms. Chin is a laureate of many national and international music competitions. Her accolades include top prizes in the Seattle International Piano Competition, Wideman International Piano Competition, Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition, HSBC Classics Piano Competition, ASEAN International Chopin Piano Competition, and the 5 Towns Music and Arts Piano Competition. Her list of first prizes includes the Kuala Lumpur Festival of Music in 2002, the Entergy Young Texas Artist competition (2014) and the Jacob Flier International Piano Competition (2014).

Ms. Chin moved to the United States in 2007 to attend Bard College Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Peter Serkin and Jeremy Denk. She completed both Masters and Artist Diploma degrees in piano performance at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, and is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Musical Arts Studies, whereby she also serves as Teaching Assistant to Dr. Robert Roux, the Chair of Keyboard Department. Ms. Chin is a Mary Hobson Shepherd Teaching Fellow.

Since her arrival in the United States, Ms. Chin has captivated audiences with her artistry at various venues including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Richard Fisher Hall, the Museum of Fine Arts, Bunkamura Orchard Hall and the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, among others. Equally adept as soloist and chamber musician, she has performed with the Bard Conservatory Orchestra and the Shepherd School Chamber Orchestra as winner of Rice University’s piano concerto competition. Hui Shan has participated in numerous piano master classes and has had the distinct honor to play for many distinguished artists including Jean Yves Thibaudet, Vladimir Feltsman, Richard Goode, Robert McDonald, Jerome Lowenthal and John Perry. Her recent collaborations include renowned soprano Ana Maria Martinez and pianist Brian Connelly. She has performed with the Houston Symphony, Symphony North of Houston, Clear Lake Symphony, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, the Shepherd School Chamber Orchestra, Rice Campanile Orchestra and the Lake Charles Symphony. Ms. Chin is the recipient of the the 2016 Presser Foundation Music Award and the 2017-18 Gary Mercer Endowed Scholarship in Piano. A passionate educator and enthusiast for music outreach programs, Ms. Chin serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the China-U.S. International Youth Music Competition.

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Time

(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Kawai Piano Gallery

5800 Richmond Ave., Houston, TX

Organizer

Kawai Piano Gallery

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