The 26th Annual Music Festival at Walnut Hill
July 20 to August 13, 2017
Concerts and Master Classes
Admission free. Suggested Donation $5 at door


Monday, August 7, 2017,  7:30 PM

at Keiter Center

Walnut Hill School, Natick, MA

Rising Star concert 1


1, BACH: Cello Suite No. 2 in d minor, BWV1008
I Praeludium
BRAHMS: Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
III Allegro passionato

Josh Cheng Pan
, cello
Nicole Yanzuo Liu
, piano

2, BRAHMS: Viola Sonata in F Minor, Op. 120, No. 1
I Allegro Appassionato

Lily Li-Jen Wang
, viola
Yinfei Wang
, piano

3, BEETHOVEN: 32 Variations in c minor, Woo 80

Ziqi Luo
, piano

4, SCHUBERT: Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821
II Adagio

Gene Hsu
, viola
Chi-Wei Lo
, piano

5, FAURE: Nocturne No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 33 No. 1

Henry Wu
, piano

6, BACH: Violin Sonata No. 2 in a minor, BWV1003
II Fugue

Min-Han Tsai, violin

7, BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 11 in B-flat Major, Op. 22
I Allegro con brio

Yanzuo Liu
, piano

8, SCHUMANN: Marchenbilder, Op. 113
IV Langsam, mit melancholischen Ausdruck
II Lebhaft

Katy Chung-Wen Lee
, viola
Chen Zhang
, piano

9, LISZT: La Campanella

Stephen Wang
, piano

10, BOWEN: Viola Sonata No. 1
II Poco Lento e Cantabile

Jie-Ling Tang
, viola
Chen Zhang
, piano

11, DEBUSSY: General Lavine – eccentric from Preludes Book II
Kapustin: Concert Etude “Pastoral”, Op. 40 No. 6

Xingrong Shao
, piano

12, CHOPIN: Sonata No. 2 in b-flat minor, Op. 35
I. Grave, Doppio Movimento

Robin Guanjie Hua
, piano

13, BRAHMS: Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2

Yuhang Li
, piano

14, SARASATE: Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43

Po-Yao Fang
, violin
Chen Zhang
, piano

Steinway piano provided by M. Steinert & Sons

Meet The Artists
Po Yao Fang 方柏堯, violin, from Taiwan, 1st prize of 2016 Taiwan HsinChu District music competition.

Gene Nai-Tien Hsu 許乃天, viola, graduated from Walnut Hill School studied with Mai Motobuchi. He is going to San Franscisco Conservatory entering Dimitri Murrath's studio.

Robin GuanJie Hua 華冠杰, piano, from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, student of Gabrial Kwok.

Katy Chung-Wen Lee , viola, a sophomore at University of Missouri-Kansas City, student of Scott Lee.

Yuhang Li 李宇航, piano, our 2017 concerto competition winner. Currently at the City School in PA, student of Matti Raekallio. He was the first prize winner of the 2015 St. Andrews Arts Council Gala Festival also.

Nicole Yanzuo Liu 刘彦佐, piano, is from Merion Mercy Academy in Philadelphia. Student of Ching Yun Hu.

Chi Wei Lo 駱奇偉, piano. Festival Teaching Assistant. He received his BA and MM from Juilliard and
he is going to NEC for his DMA in Piano Contemporary Improvisation.

Ziqi Luo 罗梓琪, piano, is from the Middle School of Shanghai Conservatory, student of Xiao Luo.
2014 first prize of the “Golden Sunflower” piano competition in youth group.

Josh Cheng Pan 潘誠, cello, is a senior at Middle school of Shanghai Conservatory, student of Lijiwu.

Xingrong Shao 邵星融, piano, is from the Shanghai Music Institute Affiliated Middle Music School. Student of Luo Xiao. He was the first prize of The 3rd international piano competition of Germany lrmler, in Professional young group, and the second Prize of the 3rd ‘The prime Golden bell music award of China’, in young group,

Jie-Ling Tang  湯絜琳, viola, from the Idyllwild Art School, a student of Scott Hosfeld.

Hanks Min-Han Tsai  蔡旻翰, violin, student of Lynn Chang, at Walnut Hill School.

Lily Li-Jen Wang 王儷臻, viola, is from Taiwan National Wu-Ling high school. Student of Ho Chen- Hung. 1st prize, 2017 National Student Piano Quartet competition, and 1st prize, 2015, 2016, 2017 Taiwan Viola Competition.

Stephen Wang 王梓暄, piano, is a student of Mila Filastova at Hanover High School in NH. He was MTNA first place in NH State, and MTNA 2 nd place Eastern Division 2016.

Yinfei Wang 王寅飛, piano, Festival Teaching Assistant. DMA at Manhattan School of Music, student of Phillip Kawin.

Henry Wu 吴海涵, piano and cello, currently at at Essex High School, VT, Piano teacher Paul Orgol. Cello teacher John Dunlop. Won many prizes in Vermont including the first prize of the 2016-17 MTNA State Competition junior piano division, the grand prize winner of the Vermont Has Talent Competition in 2015 (piano duet). Attended Kinhaven Music School for piano and cello. Performed as solo pianist at St. Paul's Cathedral in Burlington at the Young Artists Concert. Member of the Vermont Youth Orchestra as cellist.

Chen Zhang, piano, Festival Teaching Assistant. DMA candidate of Michigan State University. She received her MM from Yale and BM from Boston Conservatory.

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