Pianists Amy Tan and Chee-Hang See will present a spectacular concert for piano, four hands, May 21 at 6 p.m. at the Steinway Piano Gallery, 334 E. Hines Hill Road, Boston Heights.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge for the performance, however seating is limited.
Their program includes Chee Hang See’s new work, Carmen Fantasy for Four Hands, as well as Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G Minor. Delighting audiences since 2010, Tan and See were finalists at the International Web Concert Hall Competition and have performed in Italy, Singapore, Cleveland, Hawaii, Chicago and all over South Carolina. They have been soloists with the College of Charleston Chamber Orchestra, Cleveland Institute of Music Chamber Orchestra, and were broadcast on South Carolina Public Radio and are sought after performers, teachers and accompanists.
Amy and Chee-Hang received their master’s in piano performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2016, studying with Olga Radosavljevich and Sandra Shapiro. They were awarded the SURF Grant from the College of Charleston, where they graduated with honors in 2012. They were recipients of the Edwin Davis Peacock Award and the John Zeigler Award for excellence in piano. They also received artist certificates in piano performance from the college while studying with Enrique Graf.
Amy was an Edwin Davis Peacock and Virginia Zeigler Potter scholarship holder, and Chee-Hang was a Presidential Scholar. The two have participated in masterclasses and taken lessons from such renowned pianists as Stenzl Duo, Oleyuria Duo, the Aebersold-Neiweem Duo, DUO Stephanie and Saar, Olga Radosavljevich, Ilana Vered, Michael Lewin, Beatrice Long and Sandra Shapiro. They have served as faculty at the Charleston Academy of Music and Chicago Duo Piano Festival.
The pair hails from the neighboring countries of Malaysia and Singapore and coincidentally shares the same birth date, albeit a year apart. Amy is currently faculty at the Aurora School of Music and Chee-Hang teaches at the Charleston Academy of Music, Charleston, S.C. Chee-Hang is a former accompanist for the Hudson Community Chorus and his composition, The Singers, was written to honor the 30th anniversary of the chorus and premiered at its 2018 spring concert. Amy is the current accompanist for the group and Festival Chair of the Northeast Ohio Music Teachers Association.