Saturday, June 20, 2020

Program & Bios for LIVESTREAM CONCERT on Sunday June 21st 1pm PST (Calif, USA)

Join us tomorrow, Sunday June 21st for the first of our award-winning Notes for Nourishment concerts to be shared LIVE ONLINE worldwide!

NFN Live Concert: Music for Food

1-hour PROGRAM:

J.S. Bach    Suite No. 3 - Prelude and Sarabande 
G. Cassado     Solo Suite for Cello 

performed by Angeline Kiang, cello

F. Schubert   Impromptu Op. 90 No. 3 
C. Debussy    L’Isle Joyeuse

performed by Josephine Chan, piano

E. Ysaÿe      Sonata for Solo Violin No. 3 "Ballade"

performed by Pierce Wang, violin



Angeline Kiang, cello

Angeline Kiang, 15, plays cello at the Colburn Music Academy, where she studies with Clive Greensmith. Previously, she has studied with Amos Yang and Sieun Lin. She is a first prize winner at Enkor Int’l Music competition, Pacific Musical Society Competition, and DVC/HNU Young Artist String Competition. An avid chamber musician, her award-winning ensemble, the Fervida Trio, won the Gold Medal in the 2019 Fischoff National Chamber Competition Junior Division, first and Beethoven prize at the 2019 PCM Chamber Music Competition, and first prize at the 2018 Galante Prize Competition. She also appeared on NPR’s nationally syndicated program From The Top, hosted by Orli Shaham with the Fervida Trio, and as a soloist on NBC’s Asian Pacific America. In 2019, she debuted with the Golden Gate Symphony at Herbst Theater. Angeline has participated in masterclass for the Miró Quartet, Orli Shaham, Hans Jorgen Jensen, Amit Peled, Timothy Eddy, Steve Doane, Brinton Averil Smith, Rohan De Silva, the Morgenstern Trio, the Henschel Quartet, and Trio con brio Copenhagen. Angeline attended the Heifetz International Music Institute in 2018 and 2019, and in 2020, she received full scholarship to the 24th Morningside Music Bridge.

Pierce Wang, violin
Pierce Wang is a junior at the Stanford Online High School and a scholarship student in the Pre-college Division of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) where he studies the violin with Ms. Alena Tsoi. Pierce started learning the violin when he was just two years old. He gave his first solo recital, the “All Saints’ Day” program, in the fall of 2014 which showcased many hauntingly beautiful masterpieces. 2014 was a momentous year for Pierce. He was selected to appear on the NPR, From the Top (FTT) live taping show #284 in Rochester (NY) where he performed H.W. Ernst's transcription of the song Der Erlkönig by Franz Schubert, for unaccompanied violin. Through the show, Pierce became friends with many young musicians and the legendary flutists Sir James & Lady Galway. That same year, Pierce debuted as soloist with the Fremont Symphony Orchestra, under Maestro Jason Klein. In the ensuing years, Pierce soloed with several other Bay Area orchestra, the Saratoga Symphony (under Dr./Maestro Jason Klein), Symphony Parnassus (Maestro Stephen Paulson), and Solano Symphony (Maestro Semyon Lohss), performing the Conus Violin Concerto and Saint-Saëns' Violin Concerto No. 3. Pierce also gives performances at select fund-raisers and local nursing homes as his way of giving back to the community. Prior to joining Ms. Tsoi's violin studio, Pierce studied with Prof. Wei He and Mr. Davis Law at the SFCM. He started on violin with Mr. Andy Liu in Saratoga.

Josephine Chan, piano
Josephine Chan is a junior at Stanford Online High School and currently studies piano performance with Elizabeth Schumann. She is also a scholarship student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, studying chamber music with Joseph Maile and Amy Zanrosso and conducting with Stefano Flavoni. She was featured on NPR’s From the Top and was invited to participate in the 2019 Junior Van Cliburn Competition and Festival. She was also a quarter-finalist in the International e-Piano Junior Competition 2019. She has been a prizewinner of both national and international piano competitions, including the Henry and Carol Zeiter Piano Competition (2020), Golden State Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition (2018), Virginia Waring International Piano Competition (2015), Pacific Music Society Competition, Enkor International Piano Competition (2015) and San Francisco Chopin Foundation Competition (2012). Josephine’s most recent performances include a concerto recital with the Golden State Youth Orchestra as part of their 2019 Lunar New Year Celebration Concert in Flint Center and a solo recital at the Century Club of California. Josephine also performs regularly in a trio, and her group placed first in the Jane Hohfeld Galante Chamber Music Competition and the American Prize Chamber Performance Competition. Josephine has attended programs such as the Music@Menlo, PianoTexas Young Artists Program, Tanglewood Young Artists Program, Perugia Music Fest, and Southeastern Piano Festival. She has performed in numerous master classes with many artists, including Yoheved Kaplinsky, Emile Naoumoff, Arie Vardi, Bernd Goetzke, Tamás Ungár, Uta Weyand, AnneMarie McDermott, and Garrick Ohlsson.

1 comment:


    that is the livestream link you will need to join us for the concert!