Karen Lau, piano instructor

Karen Lau, piano instructor

karen lau, piano

Professional Studies in Collaborative Piano
Manhattan School of Music
Master of Music in Collaborative Piano
Manhattan School of Music
Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance
Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing

Collaborative pianist Karen Lau, has performed at Sulzberger Parlor Hall, Chamber Hall, Rosch Recital Hall and Diers Recital Hall in United States, Beijing Golden Hall, Beijing Tiandi Theatre, and Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Her repertoire ranges from Bach, and Beethoven, to Wieniawski, Barber, and Bartok. In the summer of 2012 and 2013, Ms. Lau served as staff collaborative pianist at the Castleman Quartet Program in Fredonia, NY, and Denver, CO respectively, performing works by Schubert, Ravel, and Hindemith. Committed to reaching out and connecting with community audience, Ms. Lau has performed at senior care centers in Fredonia, NY. Ms. Lau has also been selected to attend the master classes with Kim Kashkashian, Csaba Erdélyi, and Charles Neidich.

A first prize winner in the piano solo division in the Hong Kong Youth & Children Competition, Ms. Lau holds a bachelor’s degree from the Central Conservatory of Music in China, where she studied with Xi You. Ms. Lau pursued a Master’s in Instrumental Accompanying as a student of Heasook Rhee at Manhattan School of Music, as the recipient of both an Outstanding Student award and the MSM scholarship.