Wednesday, 7:30 pm.
On April 8th, 2015, the Salmagundi Club will once again host the Stecher & Horowitz International Young Artists Concert Series. This installment of this very popular series will feature Chelsea Wang.
Chelsea Wang, born in 1993, is the Second Prize Winner of the 2012 Sixth New York International Piano Competition, a biennial event presented under the auspices of The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation. From West Des Moines, Iowa, she has garnered many national and international awards. As a Prize-Winner of the New Orleans International Piano Institute Concerto Competition, the Des Moines Symphony Young Artist Concerto Competition, The Waterloo Cedar-Falls Symphony Young Artist Competition, and Fort Dodge Area Symphony Young Artist Competition, she appeared as soloist with these orchestras.
Chelsea performed at the 2010 and 2011 Piano Texas International Academy and Festival, formerly known as the Cliburn Piano Institute, as one of the youngest pianists. She participated in the Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival in Italy in 2011, and appeared on NPR’s radio show, “From the Top” hosted by Christopher O’Riley.
The Stecher & Horowitz Foundation is committed to furthering the education, recognition and fostering of talented young musicians as well as helping to sustain and preserve the essence of our cultural life. The Foundation seeks emerging talent through its flagship program, The New York International Piano Competition. Individuality and excellence are mainstays of the Foundation's core objectives, focusing the young artists' horizons toward the pursuit of a realistic and attainable career in music.
This event is free and open to the public.