Guest Presenter: Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts
This concert is presented by the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts.
Hailed by the New York Times as a pianist with "a graceful touch... rhythmic precision... hypnotic charm” (2012) and "sure,subtle touch," (2014) Han Chen is a distinctive artist whose credentials at a young age already include important prizes in competitions of traditional music as well as increasing respect in the avant-garde. Native of Taichung, Taiwan,Mr. Chen received his accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree of Music at The Juilliard School with professor Yoheved Kaplinsky under the C/Kaplan Piano Scholarship,Susan W. Rose Piano Fellowship and Van Cliburn Alumni Scholarship. After that,he obtained his Graduate Diploma with Prof. Wha Kyung Byun at the New England Conservatory. He is now doing his Doctoral of Musical Arts at the CUNY Graduate Center with Prof. Kaplinsky and Prof. Ursula Oppens.
For more information, please visit the FCPA website.
- Han Chen, piano