Sean Chen | Indiana Music Teachers Association 2023 State Conference
Conference Artist at Indiana Music Teachers Association 2023 State Conference
Saturday, September 30, 2023
9:00-9:50 am (ET) — Sean Chen Session: Pianists as Magician
10:00-12:00 pm (ET) — Conference Artist Masterclass
American pianist Sean Chen has performed worldwide in concerto, solo, and chamber music performances. He was the third prize winner at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, recipient of the DeHaan Classical Fellowship as the winner of the 2013 American Pianists Awards, and fellow of the 2015 Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing Arts.
Mr. Chen has worked with many prominent orchestras as well as esteemed conductors including Leonard Slatkin, Gerard Schwarz, and Nicholas McGegan, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Marcelo Lehninger, and James Judd. He has also given solo recitals worldwide such as in Boston, New York City, Washington, D.C., Taipei, Amsterdam, and Paris. Mr. Chen is in high demand for residencies that combine performances with master classes, school concerts, and artist conversations, at institutions across the country.
Mr. Chen is a Millsap Artist in Residence at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife and two children. When not at the piano, Mr. Chen enjoys tinkering with computers.