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Alton Chung Ming Chan

Alton Chung Ming Chan 陳 忠 明 (Born: Hong Kong) Chinese-American-Canadian pianist, pedagogue, choral and orchestral conductor, author, editor, video director and producer.

Biography

Dr. Alton Chung Ming Chan University of North Texas College of Music.

In 1983, Chan made his orchestral debut in Beijing over Chinese National Television and Radio with the People’s Republic of China’s Central Opera Orchestra (中央歌劇交響樂團) [5] from Texas Lutheran University for his achievements in the performing arts.

A much in demand scholar and expert on American piano pedagogy, Chan has appeared as a guest lecturer and performer at the Chetham's School of Music in Manchester, England, and at numerous piano music teacher associations, festivals and conferences in the United States and Europe.

Recently, he was invited to be the featured speaker for the 2002 annual conference of the Czech Republic’s Chapter of the European Piano Teachers Association. In addition to giving lectures and master classes, as well as premiering the piano transcription of the Adagio of [8] and Portugal during the summer of 2002.

Currently, Chan serves as the Director of Music Learning Unlimited, a private community music school in the Dallas Metroplex. He is also the Artistic Director of the Dallas Chinese Children’s Choir, and has served three years as the Musical Director for the Dallas Asian American Youth Orchestra [9].

Publications and Editions

of the Russian People was nominated for the Best Chamber Music Award.

External links

1. Chetham's International Piano Summer School:

  • http://www.pianosummerschool.com/

2. Review of A Chinese Festival, Volume 1:

  • http://www.questia.com/community/reviewsRatingsPage?docId=5002505166&tableReset=true

3. Award:

  • http://legacy.tlu.edu/alumni__friends/tlu_awards_programs/tlu_awards_program_recipients

4. Grammy Nomination:

  • http://classicalmusic.about.com/od/50thannualgmas/a/grammys50th_3.htm

5. Editions:

  • http://www.alfred.com/alfredweb/front/SearchResult.aspx?keywords=alton%20chan

Recordings (external links)

  • http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.223475
  • http://www.toccataclassics.com/cddetail.php?CN=TOCC0018

6. Reviews of Recording:

  • http://www.toccataclassics.com/cddetail.php?CN=TOCC0018
  • http://www.mvdaily.com/articles/2007/10/balakirev1.htm
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