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Bard College Conservatory of Music presents

Degree Recital: Chi-Hui Yen, Piano

Saturday, April 13, 2013

[Degree Recital: Chi-Hui Yen, Piano]
Born in 1991 in Taipei, Taiwan, Chi-Hui Yen began playing the piano at the age of four. Her teachers included Rolf-Peter Wille and Ming-Hui Lin. Currently she is in her fifth year studying with Melvin Chen and Peter Serkin at The Bard College Conservatory of Music. She is also pursuing a B.A degree in Economics at Bard College. In 2002, as the youngest competitor that year, she won the first prize in the Taipei International Chopin Piano Competition. In the same year, she was awarded the first prize in the Mauron Paolo Monopli International Piano Competition. The following year, she made her solo debut at Taipei Zhongshan Hall after winning the Young Artists Concerto Competition in 2002.

In 2009, Yen won The Bard College Conservatory of Music's Annual Concerto Competition with her performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.1 and performed on two subscription concerts with American Symphony Orchestra in the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College in fall 2010. Last summer, she was selected to participate in the Verbier Festival in Switzerland. After the festival, she went on a study abroad program in Central European University taking grad-level coursework and Liszt Academy of Music studying with Andras Kemenes in Hungary. The master classes she has participated in include those taught by Stephen Kovacevich, Ferenc Rados, Andras Kemenes, Piotr Paleczny, Chen Pi-Hsien, Ning An, Richard Goode, Wen-Yu Shen, Martin Vojtisek, and Francesco Monopoli.

For more information, call 845-752-2380, or e-mail treed@bard.edu.

Location: Olin Hall