CONCERTS AND EVENTS
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INDIVIDUAL CONCERTS AND EVENTS
Concerto Night with Susan and Steve
Susan Merdinger and Steven Greene provide an inside glimpse into their preparations for performing two concertos with orchestras in October and November. Come hear the two-piano versions of Beethoven's Emperor Concerto and Pooulenc's Two Piano Concerto. Free, donations to Sheridan Music Studio gladly accepted on the website.
Music with a View: Martine Benmann, cello and Svetlana Belsky, piano
Steinway Artist Dr. Svetlana Belsky is joined by cellist Martine Benmann in a program of works by Beethoven and Chopin.
Music with a View: Belsky and Benmann Duo- Student Tickets
Steinway Artist Svetlana Belsky and Cellist Martine Benmann join forces in sonatas by by Beethoven and Chopin.
Sheridan Music Studio: Special Sonata-Sonatina Performance Workshop
Led by Dr. Svetlana Belsky
Sheridan Music Studio: Special Mozart Performance Workshop
Sonata-Sonatina Class led by Dr. Svetlana Belsky
Music with a View presents Zhisheng Wang
Zhisheng Wang, pianist, is a current graduate student at the University of Michigan, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, and he received a Bachelor of Degree from Manhattan School of Music.
Zhisheng Wang started to study piano at the age of 6 and started to study at the Affiliated Middle School of Sichuan Conservatory of Music when he was 12. In 2016, Zhisheng received series of offers with scholarships from Conservatories and Universities, and then studied Bachelor of Music at San Francisco Conservatory of Music for the freshman year. Later on, he transferred to Manhattan School of Music and graduated in 2020. The same year he started school at the University of Michigan, Theatre & Dance. He is current studying with Dr. Logan Skelton, and he is a former student of Prof. Phillip Kawin and Corey Mcvivar.
During his professional music career, Zhisheng has won a lot of piano competitions and was selected to series of music festivals in Asia and the United States. It mainly includes: ”Zhongsin” International Music Competition; Second Prize, 2010 “In memory of Liszt” Hong Kong International Piano Competition, Sichuan Division; Second Prize; 2011 Italian “Imola” International Music Festival & Competition, Sichuan Division; Second Prize; 2012 The First International Music Festival of Sichuan Conservatory of Music; 2012 The Second International Music Festival of Sichuan Conservatory of Music; 2014 Hong Kong Asia-International Piano Open Competition; Sichuan Division; Golden Prize; 2015 Washington International Piano Festival & Competition; Third Prize; 2015 Hong Kong Asia-International Piano Open Competition: Final Round; Third Prize; 2016 “BIMFA” Beijing International Music Festival; 2018 Music International Grand Prix; Asia Division; First Place; 2020 Bellagrande International Music Competition; Third Prize; 2020 “Bach With A View” Music Festival & Competition; Collegiate Division; First Prize; and Grand Prize for All Divisions; 2021 Bowdoin International Music Festival; 2021 Charleston Music Competition; First Prize; 2021
Zhisheng has a lot of performance experiences in a lot of distinguished venues around the world, such as Kennedy Center in Washington, Greenfield Hall in Manhattan, Renmin University Concert Hall in Beijing, Sichuan Conservatory Xinhai Concert Hall in Chengdu. He also received many teaching from musicians, such as Andrzej Jasinski, Alexander Kobrin; Boris Berman; Alexander Korsantia; Solomon Mikowsky; Jerome Lowenthal; Zhaoyi Dan; and Yundi Li, etc.
Annual Holiday Gala Concert Fundraiser and Champagne Reception
Sheridan Music Studio Chicago offers an Annual Holiday Gala Concert Fundraiser with Champagne Reception.
Mozart with a View Young Artists Festival and Competition
Sheridan Music Studio's International Live and Virtual Young Artist Festival and Competition focusing on the works of W.A. Mozart
Live or Virtual Competitor Fee: $100.
Auditor/Audience fee: $25 in studio, $15 for Virtual Livestream (sold under separate event). Each Competitor is allowed Two Complimentary Guests in the studio for the competition (pending current COVID-19 safety regulations), and one email-based Livestream ticket.
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Auditor/Audience fee for the 2021 Mozart with a View Young Artists Festival and Competition.
Music with a View: Pianissimo! Ensemble
Chicago's Premiere Piano ensemble performs on 2, 3, and 4 pianos. Pianists include Susan Merdinger, Svetlana Belsky, Elena Doubovitskaya, and Irina Feoktistova.
Chopin with a View International Young Artists Festival and Competition
Our Chopin with a View International Competition and Festival will be open only to Pianists- all ages, many divisions! Prizes will be awarded! Entry fee for Participants: $75 for Auditors: $50
Music with a View: Kaia String Quartet
The Kaia String Quartet will perform beloved works by Latin American composers and more!
Music with a View: Susan Merdinger, piano
Steinway Artist Susan Merdinger performs a solo piano recital program. Program TBA.
Music with a View: Sheridan Solisti
Sheridan Solisti performs works for piano and woodwinds.