Fan-Ya, age 20, is from Ogden, Utah. Her Solo Recital will take place at 6:05 p.m. on Saturday, June 5:
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN Nocturne no. 14 in F-sharp minor, Opus 48, no. 2.
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN Étude no. 18 in G-sharp minor, Opus 25, no. 6
LOWELL LIEBERMANN Gargoyles, Opus 29
II. Adagio semplice, ma con molto rubato
III. Allegro moderato
IV. Presto feroce
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Toccata no. 6 in C minor, BWV 911
She will perform her Duo, Concerto, and Recital program at 2:45 p.m. on Monday, June 7:
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN Ballade no. 4 in F minor, Opus 52
JOHANNES BRAHMS Sonata for violin and piano no. 2 in A major, Opus 100
I. Allegro amabile
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Concerto no. 23 in A major, Köchel 488
Through the years, she has won many competitions. The most significant was last March when she placed first in the 2010 Music Teachers National Association Steinway Young Artist National Piano Competition. Winning this award began the prior fall with state rounds. Shet won first place in the 2009 Utah Music Teacher National Association Young Artist Competition, then the South West Division. All competitions were in the senior division and included upper level college and graduate students.
In 2009, Fan-Ya also received other awards that include third place in the Aurora Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, first place in the Utah Music Teacher Association Concerto Competition, third place in the Beethoven Club International Piano Competition, and first place in the Snowy Range Piano Competition,
Among the many music festivals Fan-Ya have attended are the Bowdoin Music Festival, Paris International Summer Session, Aspen Music Festival and Music@Menlo. She has played in the piano master classes given by renowned pianists and master teachers such as Ivo Pogorelich, Boris Berman, Nelita True, Dr. Boris Slutsky, Wu Han, Orli Shaham, Jeffrey Kahane, Gilbert Kalish, Lydia Artymiw, and Menahem Pressler.
In 2008, Fan-Ya was accepted into several prestigious music schools in