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Accompanist and piano teacher Yu-fen Chou got her Doctor of Musical Art degree in Vocal Accompanying from the Catholic University of America in 2010. During the years in CUA, she studied with Ms. Marilyn Neeley, Dr. Ivo Kaltchev and Dr. Nikita Fitenko. She also studied opera coaching with Dr. Katerina Souvorova. During the five years in CUA, she was active as an accompanist and chamber music player both inside and outside CUA. She also teaches piano to students of all ages and levels. Yu-fen earned her Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from Stephen F. Austin State University; she studied with Dr. Andrew Parr in SFASU.
Adjunct Piano Instructor Trinity Washington University (2015-present)
Pianist Universalist National Memorial Church, Washington DC (2012-2016 )
Accompanist Aria Club of Greater Washington, Washington DC (2013- 2015)
Freelance accompanist and teacher since 2004
Some of the past recitals and performances:
Accompanist for Ms. Aimee Barnes in cabaret concert "Broadway Lights, Manhattan Nights" in Lyceum, Alexandria VA.
Accompanying for soprano Dr. Tamara Tucker in the Opera Gala Concert of The Bulgarian Music Society 2010-2011 Concert season in The Bulgarian Embassy in Washington DC (December 10, 2010)
Accompanying for soprano Dr. Bridgid Eversole's solo recital in Poorman Recital Hall, Messiah College. (October 17, 2010)
Accompanying for baritone Mr. James Rogers in Tuesday Concert series, The Church of the Epiphany (September 7, 2010)
Performed in the Nineteenth American Cardinal Dinner in Houston, Texas with fellow CUA musicians. (April 24, 2009)
Accompanying for soprano Ms. Rachel Barham in Tuesday Concert series, The Church of the Epiphany (July 7, 2010 & July 22, 2008)
Stage pianist for OperAlterna's production of Thomas Pasatieris two short operas: “The Women” and “Signor Deluso” in 2008 Capital Fringe Festival.
Stage pianist for composer Mr. Kyle Gullings' short opera “The Edeb Diaries” in the Kennedy Center's Page-to-Stage Festival. (September 2007)
Stage pianist for Georgetown Gilbert and Sullivan Society's production of “Cabaret” (November 2005)
Accompanying for CUA Student Opera production of Gian Carlo Menotti's “The Old Maid and the Thief” (Fall 2005)
Soloist in Concertos and Classics Concert with Orchestra of the Pines in Stephen F. Austin State University. Perfromed the first movement of Camille Saint-Saëns' Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22 . (February 21, 2004)
Second piano in Saint-Saëns' Le Carnaval des Animaux with Stephen F. Austin State University Chamber Orchestra. (October 28, 2003)
Frequently appered in Cardinal Composers Society Recitals and Catholic University Composition Division Recitals; performing new music composed by fellow CUA student composers. (2005-2008)