Date & Time: Saturday February 3, 2018 at 4 p.m. Venue: 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students
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All Beethoven Program
Diabelli Variations, Op. 120
Bagatelles, Op. 126
Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111
Maestoso – Allegro con brio ed appassionato
Arietta: Adagio molto semplice e cantabile
About the Artist
Monica Chew is a pianist living in Oakland, California. Born in Florida, she spent her first 20 years in North Carolina. She appeared on Good Morning America at age 8 and made her solo debut with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra at age 13. She entered the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on a full scholarship at age 17 and graduated three years later with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics. She received her Master of Music from San Francisco Conservatory of Music under scholarship. She has played at Eastern Music Festival and Colorado College Summer Music Festival and worked with many luminaries. She loves playing chamber music and co-founded Minsky Duo and Duo Moderna in 2016. Her favorite thing to do is to perform concerts with a strong narrative arc.
Monica also worked for 9 years as an principal engineer at Mozilla and Google after getting her doctorate in computer science under full scholarship from University of California at Berkeley. Her specialties are computer security and privacy.