Pianist Grace Fong to Perform February 12

February 10th, 2004 by Adam

Nationally acclaimed pianist Grace Fong will perform a recital at 8 p.m. Thursday, February 12 at the Silver Cultural Art Center as part of this year’s Silver Series.

Miss Fong’s piano studies began at age three. Her undergraduate years were spent at the University of Southern California, where she was a Trustee Scholar, and double majored in public policy and management and piano performance.

As a piano soloist, Grace Fong has appeared with the Los Angeles Debut Orchestra and Musica de Camera Orchestra, and as a recitalist at prestigious venues including the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. She has won an array of competitions, including the Wideman International Piano Competition, Los Angeles Liszt Competition, and the Edith Knox Performance Competition. In addition, her performances have been broadcast live in both Los Angeles and New York.

A Presidential Scholar in the Arts, Miss Fong is a candidate for the Doctorate of Musical Arts degree under the tutelage of Sergei Babayan at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she was awarded the Sadie Zellen Piano Prize.

This event is sponsored by Plymouth State University’s Student Senate. Tickets for the event are $15 for adults, $14 for seniors, and $8 for youth. For tickets or additional information, contact the Box Office at 535-ARTS.