The 27th Annual Music Festival at Walnut Hill  

July 19 to August 12, 2018

Concerts and Master Classes
Admission free. Suggested Donation $5 at door


Sunday, August 5, 2018,  7:30 PM
at Keiter

Rising Star Concert 1



J. S. Bach: Sonata for Solo Violin No. 1 in G minor, BWV1001
I Adagio
II Fuga


Fengwan Chen
, violin

Mozart: Sonata for Piano and Violin in G Major, K.301
I Allegro con spirit
II Allegro


Grace Ziman Xu
, violin
Zengyue Fan
, piano

Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24
I Allegro

Eric Wang
, violin
Yinfei Wang
, piano

Bernstein: Four Anniversaries

Francis Peng
, piano

Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit

Ting-An Kuo
, piano

Nocturne in G-flat Major, Op. 15, No. 2
Etude in G-flat Major, Op. 10, No. 5
Impromptu in A-flat Major, Op. 29, No. 1


Naomi Yamaguchi
, piano

Tchaikovsky: Dumka, Op. 59

Lezi Zhang
, piano

Medtner: Sonata Reminiscenza, Op. 38 No. 1
Prokofiev: Etude Op. 2 No. 4


Xiaoya Wan,


Steinway piano provided by M. Steinert & Sons

Meet The Artists
Chen, Fengwan 陈枫晚, violin
Currently 10th grade at the High School of Shanghai Conservatory, first prizes winer of Haiqu Cup violin, and the “music prodigy search” music competitions of China.

Fan, Zengyue 范曾玥, piano
Winner of the 2018 Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts concerto competition, Zengyue Fan范曾玥, age 14, from the Shanghai Conservatory Preparatory High School, received many top honors in China, including the first prize of the 2012 Chopin International Piano Competition Chinese Youth Division, as well as the first prizes of 2015 Russia 's “Road to the Master of the World” and the 2016 the 5th Los Angeles International Young Musician Piano Competition. Pianists John Perry and Dmitry Rachmanov have given her high remarks for her performances.

Kuo, Ting-An 郭庭安, piano and flute
Currently 9th grade at the Affiliated High School of Taiwan Normal University,

Peng, Francis 彭昱新, piano
Currently 11th grade at Palo Alto High School, studied piano, cello, voice and some composition, have won prizes and honorable mention in California cello and voice competitions.

Wan, Xiao Ya Leah 万小丫, piano
Currently rising senior at Central Conservatory of Music middle school. Attended 2017 “Rising Stars” summer music camp in France. First prize and special talent prize the the 2013 the 2nd Imola International Piano Competition, Youth group A.

Wang, Eric Yi-Hung 王意閎, violin
currently a rising senior at Walnut Hill School, student of Yokiko Horowitz and Angelo Xiang Yu.

Wang, Yinfei 王寅飛, piano, festival Teaching Assistant,
DMA of Manhattan School of Music.

Xu, Ziman Grace 徐子曼, violin
Currently 8th grade at the affiliated high school of Shanghai Conservatory, First Prize of the 2018 Hong Kong International Violin Competition.

Yamaguchi, Naomi, piano
Currently 8th grade at R.J. Grey Junior High School and NEC prep, student of Hitomi Koyama. First prize at the 2017 Kaufman Interational Youth Piano Competition in NY. Featured on WQXR's “Young Artists Showcase”, and NPR's “From the Top” , and the first prize at the Quincy Symphony's concerto competition. She has been chosen to be a scholar student of US Chopin Foundation 2018, and is going to compete in Switzerland in October at Junior Chopin Competition.

Zhang, Lezi Alisa 张乐子, piano
Currently 7th grade at Central Conservatory Middle school, student of Dan Shao.

Thank you for your generous contribution to
Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts

Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts
Lincoln, Massachusetts
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