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Student Degree Recital - Chen Liang, piano

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  • Location:
    Eastman School, Kilbourn Hall
  • Date:
    Sunday, March 1, 2020
  • Time:
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Event Description


Born in Chengdu, China to a musical family, pianist Chen Liang is becoming an active figure on stages in both China and the United States.  As a soloist, Chen gives numerous recitals every year in China and America, passing his musical inspirations to thousands of audience. As a chamber musician, Chen enjoys working with outstanding instrumentalists and vocalists from all over the world. Chen is a frequent concerto soloist with Chong Qing Philharmonic in China and the Greece Symphony Orchestra in the United States, and he has also appeared as a soloist multiple times with the Lynn Philharmonic in Boca Raton, FL.  

Chen is the winner of the 3rd Lira International Piano competition in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Big Arts Classical Music Scholarship Competition and the Lynn Concerto Competition. He also won top prizes in many other competitions including “Imola” International Piano Festival and Competition in Italy, Piano Texas Music Festival Concerto Competition and the Chautauqua Music Festival Piano Competition.

Besides performing, Chen has a huge passion for teaching and music education. He is currently a Teaching Assistant for class piano at Eastman School of Music, as well as the Artistic Director for “Beyond the Clouds” summer piano festival in Chengdu, China.

Chen received his Bachelor’s degree in piano performance from both Sichuan Conservatory of Music in China and Lynn University Conservatory of Music in Boca Raton, FL. He earned his Master of Music degree from Eastman School of Music, under the tutelage of Ms. Natalya Antonova, and is now continuing his studies with her for his DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts) in Piano Performance and Literature. Chen’s other major teachers include Ying Cai, Daxin Zheng, Ai Zeng, Dr. Roberta Rust, Yixian Li (composition) and Dr. Thomas L. McKinley (composition).




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