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Presented By: School of Music, Theatre & Dance

Tian Tian & Brian Hsu, duo piano

Guest Artist Recital

Portraits of Tian Tian and Brian Hsu Portraits of Tian Tian and Brian Hsu
Portraits of Tian Tian and Brian Hsu
Guest artists Tian Tian & Brian Hsu perform on piano.


MOZART-Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, K. 448
RAVEL-La valse


GERSHWIN-Seven Song Arrangements for Two Pianos (arr. Logan Skelton)

This recital will be livestreamed at:

TIAN TIAN – Pianist Tian Tian began her training at the age of four in her native China. Upon arriving in the United States, she quickly began amassing top prizes at national and international competitions. She received degrees from the Juilliard School and Eastman School of Music under the tutelage of renowned pedagogues such as Robert McDonald, Nelita True and Logan Skelton. Tian has presented solo concerts across the US, Canada and China. She has also appeared in music festivals such as Piano Texas, the Gilmore Festival, and Summer Courses with Arie Vardi (Germany). An avid chamber musician, Tian has performed with the Juilliard Quartet, Imani Winds and toured in the US, China, and Korea as a member of the Studzinsky Trio. Tian currently serves on the faculty of Oakland University as Associate Professor of Piano and Area Coordinator. Her in depth analysis of technique and charismatic teaching style have made her a frequent guest speaker at numerous teachers’ groups and earned her the title of Honorary Professor at ten different universities in China.

BRIAN HSU – Brian Hsu has gone on to establish himself as a pianist of great energy since his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the age of 16. An experienced performer, Mr. Hsu has performed throughout the US, Europe, Asia, and South Africa. He has appeared with such ensembles as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Taiwan National Symphony, Juilliard Orchestra, Haddonfield Symphony, Sendai Philharmonic, and University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra. He has been a guest on WQXR radio station in New York and performed in music festivals including Amalfi Coast Music Festival, Gijon International Piano Festival, Eastern Music Festival, Banff Festival, and PianoFest. His US debut solo recording, Night at the opera: Part I, which consist of opera transcriptions for solo piano, was released in the fall of 2018. An avid chamber musician and collaborator, Mr. Hsu frequently performs with colleagues throughout the music world. In 2011, Mr. Hsu participated in the world premiere of Paul Schoenfeld’s Piano quintet with members of the Pro Arte quartet and recorded for Albany Records, released in 2014. In 2016, He premiered Logan Skelton’s Letters to Santa with voice alumni of Loyola University New Orleans. His piano trio, Ensemble Peri, completed its inaugural tour in Korea during the summer of 2019. Mr. Hsu received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The Juilliard School, Artist Diploma from Yale University, Doctoral of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan. He is currently Associate Professor of Piano and Keyboard Coordinator at Loyola University New Orleans since 2013.
Portraits of Tian Tian and Brian Hsu Portraits of Tian Tian and Brian Hsu
Portraits of Tian Tian and Brian Hsu

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