Pianist Brian Hsu to present guest recital at TJC

Concert pianist and professor Dr. Brian Hsu will present a guest recital 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in Jean Browne Theatre on the TJC main campus.

The event is free, and the public is invited to attend.

Hsu made his professional debut at age 16 with the Philadelphia Orchestra and has since gone on to establish himself as a critically acclaimed musician of great energy and unusual communicative ability.

He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School, his Artist Diploma from Yale University, and his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan. He has been the assistant professor and keyboard department coordinator at Loyola University in New Orleans since 2013.

Hsu has won awards in numerous competitions, both in the U.S. and Asia, including Wideman Competition, Corpus Christi International Young Artists’ Competition, Juilliard’s Gina Bachauer, National Piano Competition in Taiwan. An experienced performer, Hsu has performed throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South Africa. American performances include Boston, New York, Chicago, New Orleans and Dallas, as well as many others.

He has appeared as soloist with such ensembles as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Taiwan National Symphony, Juilliard Orchestra, Haddonfield Symphony, Sendai Philharmonic, and University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra. He has also been a guest on WQXR radio station in New York several times and performed in various music festivals including Amalfi Coast Music Festival in Italy; Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan; Gijon International Piano Festival in Spain; Eastern Music Festival in North Carolina; Banff Festival of the Arts in Canada; PianoFest in The Hamptons in Long Island, New York.

For more on TJC arts events, go to TJC.edu/PerformingArts.

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