Bio

'Mature, assured performance of Elegance and Power' (Capital Times) 

 

Beth Chen  is a prize winning classical pianist passionate about bringing music to the public. 

Born in Taiwan and raised in New Zealand, Beth completed Master of Music in Piano Performance with Distinction at Victoria University of Wellington before moving to Europe. She performed extensively in Germany, France, Italy, England, Scotland at venues such as St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Southwark Cathedral, Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, Chapel Royal Brighton and as a part of Edinburgh International Festival. Her performances have been broadcast in television and Concert FM.

Beth is the laureate of numerous prizes and awards. These included Christchurch National Concerto Competition, Victoria University Concerto Competition, Kerikeri International Piano Competition, Kapiti Piano Competition and North Queensland Piano and Instrumental Concerto Competition Australia. She has appeared as a soloist with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Victoria University Orchestra, Wellington Chamber Orchestra and Neues Telemann Kammerorchester. 

 After many years teaching and performing abroad, Beth returned to Wellington in 2017 where she has established herself as an active performer and teacher.