Students Yuka Lu (’14), Arman Keyvanian (’13), Tiffany Liu (’13), Professor Grace Fong, and students Cecilia Becker (’15), James Higgs (’12), and Arsen Jamkotchian (’15) in Italy


Dr. Grace Fong, director of keyboard studies in the Conservatory of Music, served as a faculty member and performer at various music festivals this summer, including the Innsbrook Institute of Music and the Missouri River Arts festival, performing a series of recitals and concerts, and serving as concerto soloist with the Missouri River Arts Festival Orchestra. Dr. Fong was also a faculty member and performer at the Schlern International Music Festival in Italy, and invited Chapman Conservatory piano students to participate as well. At the intensive three week festival, the students performed, attended master classes, and listened to concerts by the renowned faculty which included Vladimir Chernov, Vladimir Landsman, and Sergey Khachatryan, among others. The students also had the opportunity to visit the home of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Salzburg.