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Sound Workshop with Stephanie Chua
About this Masterclass
Stephanie Chua is an expressive and versatile Canadian pianist devoted to presenting and performing contemporary works through musical insight and innovative programming. She has been broadcast across Canada on CBC Radio 2 and in Europe on Rondo Classic FM and has performed in solo and chamber recitals across Canada, Europe and Asia. Recent highlights include being a featured performer in Soundstreams’ sold-out season opener ‘Six Pianos’ at Koerner Hall (Toronto), solo recitals at SOUL Live Music Project in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) in partnership with Saigon Classical, New Music Edmonton, and Music Toronto’s Discovery Series; along with performances at Shanghai New Music Festival, Impuls Contemporary Music Festival (Graz, Austria), and Sound Symposium (St.John’s, NFLD).
As a much sought after collaborative pianist, Stephanie has performed in some of Canada’s most important contemporary ensembles including Contact Contemporary Music, Continuum Contemporary Music, Trio Fibonacci, and Toca Loca. In 2009, Stephanie co-founded junctQín keyboard collective with Elaine Lau and Joseph Ferretti. junctQín is a trio of pianists committed to performances of contemporary music and commissioning new works for their unique instrumentation. Since its inception, the group has commissioned and premiered over 30 new works from emerging to internationally established living composers. Stephanie performs regularly as a duo with violinist, Véronique Mathieu. The duo recently released their debut recording ‘True North’ on the Centrediscs label.
Stephanie completed her Master of Music from the University of Toronto and her Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music. She was also Artist-in-Residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts, and earned her Bachelor of Music from the University of Victoria. Her main teachers were Robin Wood and Marietta Orlov. Stephanie has also pursued private studies with pianist/musicologist Ian Pace in London, England.