Owen Chen Cello Lessons

Owen Chen Cello Lessons

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About this pro

I have been teaching piano and cello for 4 years in Taiwan and New York. I care about every students' situation, level, and happiness. It's my responsibility to help them to go beyond their goals.

Teaching Experiences

2017 Song of Songs Music School, Cello and Piano Teacher, Flushing, NY

Beginning, intermediate, and advanced students ages 4-16

Taught basic music theory, oral training, and sight reading for beginners

Supported students to pass the NYSSMA Exam

Helping students for auditions for University

2011-2015 Ching-Hung Chen Studio, Piano Teacher, Taipei

Beginning, intermediate, advanced students ages 6-12

Taught basic music theory, oral training, and sight reading

Education

2015-2017 Master in Cello Performance, studied with Marion Feldman

New York University, New York, US

2012-2015 Bachelor of Music, Major in Cello, studied with Jessica Chen

National Taipei University of Education (NTUE), Taipei, Taiwan

2000-2002 Music gifted class, Major in Piano and minor in Cello

Pingtung Elementary School, Pingtung, Taiwan

Honors

2014 National Taipei University of Education Concerto Competition Winner, Cello

2017 NYU Steinhardt Sting Concerto Competition Final, Cello

2014 National Taipei University of Education Chamber Music Competition Winner

2012 Taipei Student Music Competition, Cello - grade-A Class

2010 Taiwan Student Music Competition the second place, Cello - grade-B Class

2009 Taipei Student Music Competition, Cello and Piano - grade-B Class

Performances

2017 New York University Symphony Orchestra, New York, NY (Principal and Assistant)

2016 Evergreen Symphony Orchestra, Taipei, Taiwan (substitute)

2016 New York University Symphony Orchestra, New York, NY (Principal and Assistant)

2015 New York University Philharmonia Orchestra, New York, NY
2014 Collegium Musicum Taipei Orchestra, Taipei, Taiwan (Principal and Assistant)

2014-2015 Taipei Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Taipei, Taiwan (substitute)

2014-2015 Pro Arte Orchestra, Taipei, Taiwan (substitute)

2011-2015 National Taipei University of Education Symphony Orchestra (Principal)


Chamber

2017 Across the Span-Taiwanese in the United States II, New York, NY (Guest Artist)

2017 B. Martinu Cello Sonata No.2, New York, NY

2016 J. Brahms String Quartet in C minor, New York, NY

2016 E. Granados Concierto Patético (Arr. Sergi Casanelles) World premiere, New York, NY

2016 F. Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor, New York, NY

2016 J. Brahms Sonata for Violoncello and piano, New York, NY

2015 Albert Roussel Trio for flute, viola, and violoncello, New York, NY
2014 J. Haydn String Quartet No. 1, Taipei, Taiwan

2014 Winner of Chamber and Concerto Concert, Taipei, Taiwan

2013 A. Piazzolla Four Season for Piano Trio, Taipei, Taiwan

Cello solo

2017 Personal Recital at NYU Steinhardt, New York, NY

2017 Honors Concert, NYU Steinhardt, New York, NY

2016 Soloist Elgar Cello Concerto with NTUE Symphony Orchestra, Taipei, Taiwan
2016 Honors Concert, NYU Steinhardt, New York, NY
2015 Personal Recital, Taipei, Taiwan

2014 Personal Recital, Taipei, Taiwan

2013 Joint recital with Chen-Xu Wang and Zi-Yang FENG, Taipei, Taiwan

Master Class

2017

Eric Bartlett, a member of New York Philharmonic and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

2016

Natasha Brofsky, cello faculty in New England Conservatory and The Julliard School.

2014

Marion Feldman, cello faculty in New York University and Music School of Manhattan

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Forest Hills, NY 11375
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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

To see what's the student's level like.

Beginner

1.Introduce your instrument

2.How to hold your bow and cello

3.read music and aural training

4.Practice as much as you can

Advancer

Depends on the level students have to adjust techniques, sensitivity, listening and musically.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

M.M. in Music and Performing Arts Profession, New York University (Graduated 2017)

B.A. in Music, National Taipei University of Education (NTUE), Taiwan (Graduated 2015)


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

$65 USD an hour


What types of students have you worked with?

Beginners to advancer


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