Prof. May Phang Presents Michigan Concert July 29

Prof. May Phang Presents Michigan Concert July 29

July 22, 2011

71235July 22, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "Back by popular demand, noted pianist May Phang will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 29, at the First United Methodist Church of South Haven," begins an article in the Kalamazoo Gazette. Phang, associate professor in the DePauw University School of Music, will perform as part of the South Haven Performance Series.

"She was phenomenal last year, and we are excited to have her back this year," says Bob Copping, chairman of the series.

The newspaper notes, "Phang began piano studies in her native Singapore, where she obtained her associate and licentiate diplomas from Trinity College of Music (London) by the age of 12. A graduate of McGill University in Canada, she obtained her doctorate from Temple University in Philadelphia ... Phang has given solo recitals and chamber music concerts in Singapore, Canada, the United States and Europe, and is a prizewinner of several competitions including the Chopin Young Pianists' competition in 98186Buffalo, N.Y., Canadian Music Competition, Concours d'Orchestre symphonique de Montreal, and Pontoise International Young Artists Competition in France."

Read the full story -- headlined "A musician's musician" -- here.