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Jeffrey Chin, Piano, Performing with the Fort Collins Health and Wellness Community Orchestra

    • Debussy: Afternoon of a Faun
      Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F-minor, featuring Jeffrey Chin, Lang Lang Scholar and International Keyboard Odyssiad® Laureate.
      Debussy: “Nuages” and “Fetes” from Nocturnes

      This concert is sponsored by the International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival, U.S.A. (IKOF). Headquartered in Fort Collins, IKOF is a 501 C (3) non-profit corporation that produces an annual international piano competition and festival in the summer months at the University Center for the Arts on the campus of Colorado State University. The Preliminary Round of the Odyssiad® is Online. The Semifinal and Final Rounds of the Odyssiad® take place LIVE during the festival and are free and open to the public.

      Join us for the Summer 2022 International Keyboard Odyssiad® & Festival, U.S.A. from July 30-August 6, 2022. Details and updates: ODYSSIAD.COM

      Jeffrey Chin Bio
      20-year-old Jeffrey Chin graduated from the Juilliard School Pre-college in May 2019 and is currently a student of Yoshikazu Nagai atthe San Francisco Conservatory of Music. At Juilliard Pre-college, he was named a Fellow of the Artemisia Academia at Yale University and was selected by international superstar, Lang Lang, as a Young Scholar of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation. In 2019, he performed a weekend of memorable piano concerts with the Lang Lang Young Scholars in Lustawice, Poland and was later selected by the renowned Gilmore Keyboard Festival to perform several concerts in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

      A native of Denver, the young piano prodigy first studied piano with Larry Graham and Jasmine Steadman before entering Juilliard Pre- college. In Colorado, Jeffrey was the recipient of numerous top prizes and accolades from an early age. At age 11 he won the Steinway Concerto Competition and performed with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra; at age 13, he was named Top Performer in the Junior Category of the Young Musicians Foundation of Colorado and was a Silver Medalist at the International Keyboard Odyssiad® and Festival. At age 14, he won First Place in the Colorado and West Central Division of the MTNA Junior Piano Competition and became an MTNA National Finalist. Jeffrey was a top prize winner in the 2016 Midwest International Piano Competition and attended the Aspen Music Festival and School in 2015-2017, where he was selected for masterclasses with Arie Vardi, Stephen Hough and Inon Barnatan. In addition to the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Jeffrey has performed as soloist with the National Repertory Orchestra, Breckenridge Symphony Orchestra, Boulder Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Chamber Orchestra, Lamont Summer Academy Orchestra, and the Midwest Young Artist Orchestra.