Faculty

 

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Branch:

Richmond

Instrument:

Viola, Violin

Genres:

Classical

Sin-Tung Chiu

(1988) BA, Dartmouth College; MA, Teachers College, Columbia University; Diploma, The Juilliard School. Teachers: Dorothy DeLay, Ivan Galamian; Chamber Music: Felix Galimir, Juilliard String Quartet (Robert Mann, Claus Adam). Won prizes in violin and chamber music at age 12 in Hong Kong as a student of Chung-On Chan; also studied later with Denes Zsigmondy and Anneliese Nissen in Ammerland, Germany.

Performed at various summer music festivals and in master classes under the tutelage of Natthan Milstein at The Juilliard School; Lillian Fuchs and August Wenzinger at The Aspen Summer Festival in Aspen, Colorado and Ruggiero Ricci in Victoria, Canada. Founding violinist, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, which performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and on tours to Europe, North and South America, Puerto Rico and for the Department of State. Soloist with Hong Kong Philharmonic and Dartmouth Community Symphony Orchestra. Currently performs in solo and chamber music recitals and also teaches violin at The Nueva School in Hillsborough, California; Chinese-American International School, and Music City Academy in San Francisco, California. Also speaks Cantonese-Chinese.