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Piano News & Events

The keyboard area regularly hosts performers and teachers as guest presenters.

Recent guests have included:

  • Asher Armstrong (University of Arkansas)
  • Hans Boepple (Santa Clara University)
  • Cathal Breslin (Arizona State University)
  • Tai-Cheng Chen (Taipei National University of the Arts)
  • Grace Chung (Tainan National University of the Arts)
  • Heather Conner (Vanderbilt University)
  • Pavlina Dokovska (Mannes School of Music)
  • Kirill Gliadkovsky (Saddleback College)
  • Arthur Greene (University of Michigan)
  • Sofya Gulyak (Royal College of Music)
  • Jennifer Hayghe (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  • Ching-Wen Hsiao (Tianjin Juilliard)
  • Chu-Fang Huang (Avery Fisher Career Grant Winner)
  • Lynn Worchester Jones (University of Tennessee, Chattanooga)
  • Ivo Kaltchev (Catholic University of America)
  • Pei-Chun Liao (The University of Taipei)
  • Esther Park (East Tennessee State University)
  • Gustavo Romero (University of North Texas)
  • Xiaofeng Wu (Nanjing Normal University)
  • Christopher Zhong (Shanghai Conservatory)
  • Alvin Zhu (Tianjin Juilliard)

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, March 18, 2021, 7:30 pm
    Anna Petrova virtual piano masterclass

  • Monday, June 7, 2021, 7:30 pm
    Chih-Long Hu solo recital (TMTA virtual conference)
    Please contact Dr. Chih-Long Hu ( for links to virtual piano events

Student News

  • Chih-An Lin (21’ BM piano performance) winning 2020 MTNA State Piano Competition
  • Katherine Benson (20’ Artist Certificate) winning 3rd place at the 2020 Walled City Music International Piano Competition
  • Jackie Yong (21’ MM piano performance) presenting “Factors Affecting the Programming of Graduate Recitals” at the 2021 College Music Society Southern Regional Conference and MTNA National Collegiate Chapters Symposium
  • Recent students have been accepted into Cleveland Institute of Music, Mannes School of Music, University of Michigan, University of Southern California, Boston University, University of Minnesota, Arizona State University, Michigan State University, University of Georgia

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