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SHI-AN’S CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

(IN BULLET POINTS)

 

Notable venues and presenters (spanning all genres and disciplines):

  • Ear Taxi Festival at Harris Theater

  • Chapelle Historique du Bon-Pasteur

  • La Musée de beaux-arts de Montréal

  • La Muse Héritage Musical at Oscar Peterson Hall

  • Pianoforte Salon Series and LIVE! Series

  • Writers Theatre

  • Fulcrum Point Discovery Series

  • Innovations en Concert Relèves en concert

  • Chicago Soundings

  • Music for Food

  • Center for New Music

  • Chicago Presents and Impromptu Festival of New Music Chicago

  • Chicago Fringe Festival

  • Fierce Productions at Stage 773

  • Victory Gardens

  • Chicago Cultural Center

  • Cathédrale Christ Church

  • the Green Mill

  • the Jazz Showcase

  • NON:Op

  • Asian Improv Arts Midwest

  • Chicago Composer`s Consortium

  • High Concept Labs

  • Experimental Sound Studio

  • Frequency Series and Frequency Festival at Constellation

  • Fifth Floor Collective

  • Journées de la Culture Montréal

  • Equilibrium Series

  • Mise-en place

  • Café L’artère

  • L’envers and The Plant

  • Spectrum

  • the Lilypad

  • Array Music

  • Sala Rossa

  • Salonathon at Beauty Bar

  • Davenport’s Piano Bar

  • Red Moon Productions

 

Shi-An has been a featured guest artist at the following festivals and institutions:

  • Laboratoire de Musique Contemporaine de Montréal

  • Scotia Chamber Music Festival

  • Omaha Under the Radar at KANEKO

  • Boston Conservatory at Berklee

  • University of Calgary

  • University of Toronto

  • University of Ottawa

  • McGill University

  • Lake Forest College

  • Northwestern University

  • Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

 

Shi-An’s notated scores have been commissioned by:

  • Chromic Duo

  • Access Contemporary Music

  • High Concept Labs

  • Brianna Matzke and The Response Project

  • Marina Kifferstein

  • Sarah Albu

  • Francis Yun

  • Jonathan Hannau

 

Shi-An’s notated music has been performed by:

  • Sandra Wright Shen

  • Dal Niente

  •  International Contemporary Ensemble (I.C.E.)

  • Timepoint Ensemble

  • Conservatoire de musique de Lausanne

  • ThingNY

  • Thin Edge New Music Collective

 

Shi-An, as a pianist, has premiered new works by:

  • Danny Clay

  • Viet Cuong

  • Aeryn Santillan

  • Keith Kusterer

  • Marina Kifferstein

  • Jonathan Hannau

  • David Reminick

  • morgan krauss

  • Jimmie Leblanc

  • Marielle Groven

  • Kurt Isaacson

  • Sebastian Huydts

  • Dorothy Chan

  • Daniel Larrain Vial

  • Elliott Lupp

  • Nicolas Hyatt

  • Clifton Ingram

  • Jeffrey Levin

  • Michal Massoud

  • Mike Flynn

  • Alexandra Fol

  • Dominique Lafortune

  • Anthony Donofrio

  • Jacob Gotlib

  • Brian Penkrot

 

Shi-An worked directly with the following composers:

  • Frederic Rzewski

  • Philippe Leroux

  • Jerome Kitzke

  • James O’Callaghan

  • Serge Provost

  • Ana Paola Santillan Alcocer

  • Alex Temple

  • Eliza Brown

  • Keeril Makan

  • Marti Epstein

  • Anthony Cheung

  • David Grant

  • Chris Paul Harman

  • John Rea

  • Amy Wurtz

  • Kota Nakamura

  • Ofer Pelz

  • Christopher Wendell Jones

  • Paul Pinto

  • Damian Rodriguez Kees

  • George Flynn

  • Mischa Salkind-Pearl

  • Duncan Schouten

  • Lukas Schulze

  • Andy Vores

  • Ben Hjertmann

  • Thomas Carr

  • Kirsten Volness

  • Shawn Allison

  • Sixto Franco

  • Stephen Allan Rogers

  • Kristin Bolstad

 

Shi-An has received generous project support from:

  • Conseil des Arts du Canada

  • Foundation for Contemporary Arts

  • Chicago Department of Cultural and Special Events

  • Cliff Dwellers Club

  • Amphion Foundation

  • The Walder Foundation

 

Shi-An has worked as an accompanist / collaborative pianist for:

  • Interlochen Center for the Arts

  • the percussion Area of Schulich School of Music

  • the vocal department of North Park University

  • instrumental programs at DePaul University and Roosevelt University

  • the Music Theater Training Academy of New Music School

  • the vocal competition of Lyric Opera of New York

  • the DePaul Concerto Competition

  • Midwest Young Artists Program Competition

  • various regional, state and national competitions and festivals

 

LAST UPDATE: 9/22/2021