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Professor Keng Yuen Tseng will present an online lecture: “Violin Fundamentals: Kreutzer.”
September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Professor Keng Yuen Tseng will present an online lecture: “Violin Fundamentals: Kreutzer.” This webinar will be at 6-8 p.m. on 9/13. Please bring your violins and the book of Kreutzer.
A native of Taiwan, Keng-Yuen Tseng began studying the violin at the age of five and made his performance debut at the age of seven. In 1980, he was awarded a full scholarship at Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Erick Friedman. In 1990, Mr. Tseng received the award for best interpretation of a new composition at the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow. Three years later, he triumphed at the 1993 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition in Belgium by winning the Silver Medal. Mr. Tseng has performed in recital and as a concerto soloist throughout the United States, Europe, Central and South America, and the Far East. He travels to his native Taiwan and China several times each year, where he conducts master classes, seminars, and mentors a growing list of prize-winning students. In addition, Mr. Tseng serves as the Artistic Director of Phoenix Arts Management and is a recording artist under Dynamic and SYArts labels. A dedicated teacher, Mr. Tseng is a Violin Professor at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University as well as Distinguished Visiting Professor at China Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China.
已故小提琴大師謝霖曾在1983年預言「將成為二十一世紀小提琴大師」的曾耿元，五歲由父親曾哲男啟蒙開始學習小提琴，1978年曾耿元遇到海飛茲的嫡傳弟子 Erick Friedman，在其安排之下獲得了曼哈頓音樂學院的全額獎學金，於1980年 前往紐約並追隨 Friedman 學習。旅美期間，曾耿元曾獲得多項國際比賽殊榮。1988年獲得了華盛頓郵報國際大賽評審團及現場觀眾投票雙重首獎 ; 1990年莫斯科柴可夫斯基大賽獲得「最佳新曲詮釋獎」; 1993年的比利時伊莉莎白國際大賽榮獲銀牌獎。曾耿元的表現獲得各方面及媒體的肯定，甚至稱之為「揮舞琴弓的魔術師」。曾耿元演出活動遍及歐、美、亞洲各地，並經常受邀至各大音樂學院指導大師班，其亦為 Phoenix Arts Management 藝術總監及 Dynamic及SYArts 錄音廠牌音樂家。曾耿元目前任教於美國約翰霍普金斯大學琵琶地音樂院 Peabody Institute ofthe Johns Hopkins University 以及北京中國音樂學院特聘客座教授。