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Name: Justine C.H. Chen
Skills: Player, Soloist, Teacher
Phone: +44 (0)7866 579757
Address: Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5HT, United Kingdom
Links: E-mail
Education: 2005 • Post-Graduate Diploma (Viola), Royal Academy of Music (with Paul Silverthorne, Principle Viola of London Symphony Orchestra and London Sinfonietta.) 2000~ 04 • BMus (Violin), Royal Academy of Music, “Rowsby Woof Scholarship” holder.

Solo Experiences/Masterclasses: 2005 • Masterclass and solo concerts at the “Masterclasses at the Musikhochschule Lübeck” (with Nobuko Imai), Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Germany. • Masterclass with Jerzy Kosmala, former Assistant Professor to William Primrose, and was invited to the masterclass at “Euro Arts Festival” in Leipzig, Germany. 2004 • Masterclasses with Sigmund Nissel and Nobert Brainin from the Amadeus Quartet. Also with Thomas Brandis, former Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic, Hugh Bean, Zvi Zeitlin and Sylvia Rosenberg. Chamber music masterclasses with Malcolm Martineau, Joseph Sieger and Hartmut Rohde. • Invited by the Council of Culture Affair, Taiwan to perform a live-broadcasting recital at the NDR, Rolf-Liebermann-Studio – Hamburg and the Laeiszhalle - Musikhalle Gr. Saal Oper Hamburgische Staatsoper, Germany. 2003 • Masterclass with Viktor Pikaizen and Victor Kravchanko, former Assistant Professor to Leonid Kogan at the Moscow State Conservatory, Russia.

Orchestral/Chamber Music Experiences: 2005 • Participant of the BBC Philharmonic Professional Access Scheme 2005/06 • Nominee of the LSO String Experience and the Philharmonia Scheme 2005/06. • Sectional Viola, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival Orchestra, Germany. Toured to Japan and Germany under Christoph Eschenbach and Christopher Hogwood. Premiered Ichiro Nodaira’s opera “Madrugada” under Kent Nagano, and has participated the “young.euro.classic” Festival in Berlin under Yutaka Sado. • Premiered “Voyage VII” by Toshio Hosokawa with the Ensemble of the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival at the NDR, Rolf-Liebermann-Studio, Hamburg. Also performed T. Hosokawa’s “Voyage VI” with Nobuko Imai at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival. • Member of the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme. • Sub-Principle Viola, Britten-Pears Orchestra at the Snape Maltings under James MacMillan, Alexander Polianichko, former House Conductor at the Mariinsky (Kirov) Theatre and Paul Daniel at the 58th Aldeburgh Festival. 2001~ 05 • Performed with the R.A.M. Symphony Orchestra, RAM Sinfonia and Orchestra of the R.A.M. Opera as Sub-Principle Viola under Christoph von Dohnanyi, Sir Colin Davis, Sir Charles Markerras, Yan Pascal Totelier, Alexander Lazarev, Lutz Köhler and Tadaaki Otaka.

Very experienced teacher. Teaching at the Junior Academy (Primary dep.) Recently one of the pupils for an offer from the Junior Academy!



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