2018-2019 Rising Stars Series
Sunday, April 28, 2019, 4:00 PM | Wellspring Theater, Kalamazoo
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Kate Liu gained international acclaim after winning the Bronze Medal and Best Mazurka Prize at the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Competition in Warsaw, Poland. She was also awarded the audience favorite prize by the Polish public on the Polish National Radio.
Born in Singapore, Liu began playing the piano when she was four years old and moved to the United States when she was eight. Early on in her career, she won 1st Prizes at the Third Asia-Pacific International Chopin Competition and the New York International Piano Competition.
She received a Bachelor’s degree from the Curtis Institute of Music and is currently pursuing graduate studies at The Juilliard School with Robert McDonald and Yoheved Kaplinsky. Her previous private studies were at the Music Institute of Chicago with Alan Chow, Micah Yui, and Emilio del Rosario.
|W.A. MOZART||Sonata in A Minor, K. 310|
|F. SCHUBERT||Sonata A Minor, D. 784|
|S. PROKOFIEV||Sonata No. 8 in B-flat, Op. 84|
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