Lauded by Gramophone (UK) as “an ideal champion for melody, traditional harmony and conservative values”, William Chen enjoys an international reputation as a commanding concert artist with “an infectious flair for performance” (The Independent, UK). He has performed with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cadogan Hall, London, as well as with the Sydney, Melbourne and Queensland Symphony Orchestras in major concert halls across Australia. He has also given widely acclaimed solo performances in New York, Chicago, London, Paris, Sydney, Shanghai, and other major cities throughout Australia and China.

Upon its release in 2003, Mr. Chen’s world premier recording “Lifecycle” — a CD of solo piano music by renowned British composer Howard Blake — reached the Top 10 on ABC Australia’s Classical Chart.

Mr. Chen has won numerous international awards, including First Prize at the Grace Welsh International Piano Competition in Chicago, and The Juilliard School of Music’s prestigious Gina Bachauer International Award. He has also received the International Scholarship Award of the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) and was an Inaugural Overseas Scholar of the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust.

Mr. Chen has studied with some of the world’s most eminent pianists, including Maria Curcio, Gyorgy Sebok, Jerome Lowenthal, Christopher Elton, Elizabeth Powell and Yu Wang. He is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music. He holds both the Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Juilliard, as well as an Artist Diploma from the Indiana University School of Music.

Currently, Mr. Chen is Professor of Music at the famed Shanghai Conservatory of Music Middle School, where it is his privilege to instruct some of today’s most luminous young talents.

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 陈巍岭

钢琴家

钢琴家陈巍岭先生享有国际声誉,被英国权威音乐杂志“留声机”(The Gramophone) 称为是一位守护“旋律、传统和声与价值的理想冠军人物”,他的钢琴演奏具有“感人至深的天分”(The Independent)。他的演出足迹遍布世界知名音乐厅如:纽约林肯中心Alice Tully音乐厅、伦敦Cadogon音乐厅、悉尼歌剧院、墨尔本音乐厅、北京音乐厅、上海音乐厅和东方艺术中心等。与他合作过的国际知名交响乐团包括:英国皇家爱乐乐团、悉尼交响乐团、墨尔本交响乐团等。他也应澳洲政府邀请在2010上海世博会和2005日本世界博览会澳洲馆举办个人独奏会。

陈巍岭先生受英国国宝级作曲家Howard Blake亲自委托录制的世界首发独奏专辑“Lifecycle”《生命的循环》乃Blake先生30年心血作品,2003年在澳大利亚发行时登上澳洲古典音乐排行榜第十名。中国知名作曲家储望华先生为陈先生作“茉莉花”幻想曲并由陈先生给予世界首演。中国2017年发行的“中国钢琴独奏作品百年经典”乐谱和CD收录陈先生演绎的储望华先生作品。

陈巍岭先生荣获的国际奖项包括芝加哥The Grace Welsh International Piano Competition金奖,朱丽亚音乐学院最高奖学金比赛金奖 “巴考尔奖 The Gina Bachauer International Award,英国皇家音乐部全额国际奖学金大奖The ABRSM International Scholarship Award以及澳大利亚伊丽莎白基金会海外学者大奖。

陈巍岭师承多位国际知名钢琴大师,包括Maria Curcio, Gyorgy Sebok,Jerome Lowenthal,Christopher Elton, Elizabeth Powell和王羽先生。

为表彰陈巍岭先生在音乐领域里的成就,英国皇家音乐学院Royal Academy of Music 2009年授予他“院士”头衔ARAM。 陈巍岭拥有茱莉亚学校的音乐学士和音乐硕士学位、印第安纳大学音乐学院“艺术家文凭”Artist Diploma。

2004年上海音乐学院附属中等音乐专科学校聘请陈巍岭先生为钢琴教授。作为中国当代重要的音乐教育工作者之一,陈教授专注培养新一代钢琴音乐精英,并广泛参与中国和全球各地的音乐比赛评委工作。他曾经培训和指导了中国一些最优秀的年轻钢琴人才,其中包括EMI国际签约古典艺术家牛牛、CCTV全国钢琴小提琴大赛铜奖获得者,现就读The Curtis Institute 的阮译扬、日本大阪国际音乐比赛钢琴总体金奖,今年英国皇家音乐部国际全额奖学金大奖获得者陈俊言和2016年Imola钢琴比赛Imola大奖获得者文若谷。