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First Year Recital • SHALL WE DANCE? • Chih-Yu Cheng, flute

Saturday • April 22, 2023   |   5:00 pm 6:00 pm

While this event is open to the public, you must pre-register in order to gain access in person. No walk-ups will be allowed at Longy for performances.


Shall We Dance? Steeped in the Folk Stories

Kokopeli for solo flute (1990)
Composed by Katherine Hoover (1937-2018)

Introduction and Variations on “Trockne Blumen”, D. 802 (1824)
Composed by Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Flute Concerto (arr. Rampal) (1940)
Composed by Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978)
III. Allegro vivace

Taiwanese Folk Songs
Composed by Taiwanese Composers

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Chih-Yu Cheng was born in Taipei,Taiwan. She began her flute studies with Chia-Ling Wu and Yi-Jhen Chen at the age of nine. Later, she studied with Elzbieta Brandys-O’Neill during her high school in Boston. She pursued her undergraduate at the State University of New York Stony Brook where her teacher was Stephanie Kwak and Hae Jee Cho. In her undergraduate, she was a member of the Stony Brook Silver Winds Flute Ensemble and the Stony Brook University Orchestra. In 2020, She got the Honorable Mention in the undergraduate concerto competition. In spring 2023, she is a member of MIT Symphony Orchestra. Chih-Yu is currently pursuing master’s studies at Longy School of Music where her teacher is Vanessa Mulvey.


Saturday • April 22, 2023
5:00 pm 6:00 pm
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Recital Room N1
33 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Thanks to our partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council and their “Card to Culture” program, Longy School of Music of Bard College can offer free tickets to many of our diverse and innovative performance offerings. See the full list of participating “Card to Culture” organizations offering EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.