Sandra Wright Shen

Pianist Sandra Shen has appeared at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., the Chicago Cultural Center, the Frankfurt Cultural Center in Germany, the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing, and the Taiwan National Concert Hall. She has collaborated with the Alban Berg Quartet, Jörg Demus, Oleg Barsov, and Grant Johannessen, and has toured throughout Asia with cellist Nina Kotova and performed chamber concerts in Taiwan with Vesselin Paraschkevov, Concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

Sandra Shen won first prizes in the Hilton Head International Piano Competition, the Mieczyslaw Munz Piano Competition, the Taiwan National Piano Competition, and the Peabody Frances M. Wentz Memorial Prize. She has recorded three CDs, including her debut recording of Rachmaninoff's 3rd Piano Concerto. Ms. Shen received her BM and MM in Piano Performance from the Peabody Conservatory, under Ann Schein. Sandra previously taught at Southern Illinois University. Sandra Shen is a Steinway Artist.