New England Conservatory of Music, Master of Music degree in 2001.Christina Acosta
I-Hui Chen, piano, studied at the New England
Conservatory of Music in Boston under legendary piano teacher
Patricia Zander and received the Master of Music degree in 2001.
During her studies at NEC, she was honored by being invited to
play one of J. S. Bach’s masterpieces, Chromatische Fantasie
und Fuged-moll, BWV 903, at NEC’s Bach Festival
Opening Night Gala. She was also invited to participate in a
concert tour in the United States sponsored by Piatigorsky
Michael Seth Orland has appeared extensively in the Bay Area as a
chamber musician, playing with the San Francisco Contemporary
Music Players Earplay, the Berkeley Contemporary Chamber Players,
New Music Theater, the Empyrean Ensemble, Other Minds, and in the
San Francisco Symphony’s New and Unusual Music Series.
Marilyn Swan, piano, began her musical studies in Los Angeles
with Robert Turner, and participated at an early age in
master classes with Rosina Lhévinne at UC Berkeley, UCLA,
and the Aspen Music Festival.