Pianists Perform to Spark Hope & Relaxation *Livestream Concert*
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Pianists perform to spark Hope & Relaxation in the middle of your day!
Don't miss this extraordinary concert, live on our YouTube Channel!
1. Bach-Prelude & Fugue No. 8 in Eb minor, from The Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1
2. Mozart- Fantasy No. 3 in d minor
3. Gabriel Faure- Dolly Suite, Op. 56 Mvmt 1: Berceuse: Allegretto Moderato
4. Claude Debussy- Petite Suite for Piano 4 Hands Mvmt 1: En Bateau
5. Sergei Rachmaninov- Vocalise, for piano 4 hands
About Brandon Zhou, pianist
Pianist and composer Brandon Zhou’s pianistic interests lie in a diverse range of solo
and ensemble repertoire. His recent solo performances include a solo recital and
masterclasses with Tanya Gabrielan and Daria Rabotkina at the University of California
Los Angeles. He currently serves as a choral and instrumental accompanist at UCLA
and has performed as an ensemble pianist in the FLUX Contemporary Music Ensemble
(directed by Gloria Cheng), American Youth Symphony, UCLA Wind Ensemble, and
Pluto Chamber Orchestra. An avid supporter of contemporary music and living
composers, he frequently collaborates with UCLA student and faculty composers. Most
recently, he premiered Kian Ravaei’s Migration Variations for two pianos and
percussion and Kenneth Glendon’s Displacement for two pianos in February 2020 and
May 2019, respectively.
Brandon’s compositions have been premiered by ensembles such as the Empire State
Youth Orchestra, Empire State Youth Percussion Ensemble, and chamber ensembles
at the Manhattan School of Music. His composition teachers have included Richard
Danielpour and George Tsontakis. In 2016, he had the opportunity to attend several
workshop sessions and a premiere concert for his orchestral work, ‘Earth, the Grounded
Element’, performed by the Empire State Youth Orchestra.
He has been the winner of the Atwater Kent Concerto Competition, Grand Prize
Virtuoso ‘Vienna’ Competition and John A. Cetnarowski Chopin Competition, and a
runner-up or semifinalist of the Seattle International Piano Competition, Benno Rubinyi
Competition, and Lois Lyman Concerto Competition.
Brandon is currently a candidate for the Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance
at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, under the tutelage of Inna Faliks. He
previously attended the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.
About Bo Feng, pianist
Bo Feng is currently pursuing a Master Degree in Piano performance under the mentorship of Professor Inna Faliks. Bo started piano studies at an early age of 5 in China and continued to pursuit higher music education after moving to the United State at the age of 13. He was accepted to San Francisco School of the Arts and UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music with departmental scholarships. Bo has won several awards and competitions, including the 3rd place in Benno Rubinyi Piano Competition, Douglas Holloway Awards, the winner of SOTA concerto competition 2015 and the finalist of Bay Area Pacific Music Association Competition, etc. Besides training as a professional soloist, Bo actively participates in accompanying for youth orchestras, chamber music, singers, instrumentalists, composers and bands. He also voluntarily performs for community based organizations, such as senior homes, culture center and hospitals. Bo work as Music Coordinator for Mindful Music, a nonprofit start-up under UCLA Health that makes classical music accessible to health professionals.
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