Pianist Alan Chow will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Eppley Auditorium as part of the Morningside College Piano Recital Series.
Pianist Alan Chow will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave., as part of the Morningside College Piano Recital Series.
The recital will include works by Haydn, Rachmaninoff and Chopin. It is free and open to the public.
Acclaimed for his “elegant poetry and virtuosic fire,” Chow won first prize in the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, the UCLA International Piano Competition, and the Palm Beach Invitational International Piano Competition. He won a Silver Medal and the Audience Favorite Prize at the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, and he was a winner in the William Kapell International Piano Competition.
Chow has performed in recitals and concerts with orchestras around the world and in 45 states. He has given recitals at major music venues, from Lincoln Center and Steinway Hall in New York City to Symphony Center and the Ravinia Festival in Chicago. Concerto performances include appearances with the National Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Oakland Symphony, Kansas City Symphony and Omaha Symphony. Most recently, he performed with the European Union Orchestra. Chow also regularly tours Asia, with performances in China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore.
Chow is an associate professor of piano for the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University. He has given master classes throughout North America, Europe and Asia in such locations as the Eastman School of Music, New Orleans International Piano Festival and Classical Music Festival in Austria. He is a graduate of The Juilliard School of Music, where he earned his master’s degree in music and received the Victor Herbert Prize in Piano.