June 30, 2018
PIANO PROGRAM – FREE ADMISSION
Program includes Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Liszt and traditional Chinese pieces.
SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2018 AT 2PM
DR. SABRINA XIAO HE 2017 Waring International Piano Artist Cultural Exchange Ambassador – China and the US
THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS
Stephen B. Chase Administration Building The Marilyn S. Tennity Board Room 47900 Portola Ave., Palm Desert, CA 92260
DR. SABRINA XIAO HE
2017 Waring International Piano Artist Cultural Exchange Ambassador – China and the US Cultivated and educated by her father since the age of four, Dr. Sabrina Xiao He displays an exceptional talent coupled with a deep love of piano.
Dr. He has performed in Asia, Europe and North America. Awards and scholarships include first place at Tuesday Musical Scholarship Competition in the U.S., Bell T. Ritchie Award Scholarship in U.S., Honorable Mention at 2017 Waring International Piano Competition, and the third Prize Winner of 2015 International Music Competition Paris Grand Prize Virtuoso in Paris, France; Dr. He was the winner of Music Teachers’ Association of California Piano Concerto Competition in North California, and performed Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 with Thousand Oaks Orchestra in Los Angeles in 2010.
Dr. He obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and her Master of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music.
Dr. He has studied with renowned masters including PaulSchenly, Daniel Shapiro and Sharon Mann; she has also worked with legendary artists include Leon Fleisher, John Perry and Yoheved Kaplinsky. She was a full-scholarship recipient and teaching assistant during her doctorate studies at the Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California, under the tutelage of Prof. Stewart Gordon. She has obtained her Doctoral of Musical Arts degree in May.