Monica Chung

\\ KauaiPianoMon //

Monica Chung

Piano//

Aloha and thank you for visiting KauaiPianoMon. I am a pianist from New York City, the vibrant city that never sleeps. In 2013 I decided to move to a very different kind of island. Fortunate to call Kauai home, I am dedicated to creating a rich arts scene complete with performance and music education, integrating the whole world with the intimate culture and sounds of Kauai. 

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BASIC INFO

 

Hawaii Music Teachers Association, President

Sing Out Kauai, Vice-President

Kauai Concert Association, Director

Music Director//

Carnival-KCC/Kauai Performing Arts Center 2016

Nice Work If You Can Get It-KPAC/Convention Hall 2017

Sweeney Todd-KCP/Puhi Warehouse May 2019
Siddhartha - KCC Rescheduled for May 2023

Spring Awakening - Hawaii Childrenʻs Theatre August 2021

Music Lecturer//

Kauai Community College 2018-2019

Accompanist//

Kauai Voices, 2015-2019

Chamber Music Kauai, 2016 -present

Broadway Pacific Singers, 2016-2017

Kauai Sings 2015, 2018

Island School 2019

Sing Out Kauai 2019 - present

Youth Outreach//

Island School

Kauai High School

Waimea Middle School

Kapaa Middle School

Kilauea Elementary School

Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School

Ele'ele Elementary School

Modeling//

Gilles Larrain, photographer

Louda Larrain, designer

A NIGHT OF CHAMBER MUSIC with Ensemble Henrietta

2017-present//

Ensemble Henrietta is a collaborative group of musicians from Kauai and all over the world. We create lively, intimate performances of unique programming. The ensemble is named after the cello, Henrietta, which originated in Germany, lived in New York, and ended up on Kauai 25 years later. You can read about our story on Civil Beat, Hawaii's leading news source. The following artists have appeared on a rotating basis:

violins: Iggy Jang, concertmaster of Hawaii Symphony Orchestra; Kaycee Parker; Marc Szammer; Rachel Saul; Kimberly Hope; Mahjinka Stebbins

violas: Drew Ricciardi; Daniel Welch

cellos: Josh Nakazawa; Justin Kantor; Eleanor Norton

basses: Darryl Miyasato; Chris Yick

piano: Monica Chung

TICKETS: Kauai Concert Association

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PARTNER PIANO PLAYING

A new summer course for pianists of all ages and levels or experience to learn collaborative piano with each other, and also with other instruments. This course also covers piano improvisation, group composition, and sight-reading skills.

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Upcoming Events
2018-19//
Please check back as this section is frequently updated!
Thank you for your support during the artistically paralyzing time of COVID-19. Live events are trying to make a comeback and artists need your help. Attend shows and donate freely. Contact me for suggestions!



Oct 29thʻ22 @7pm & Oct 30th &2pm
   3 Phantoms at the Hawaii Theatre Center, Honolulu
Tickets here

August 14th, 2022 @5pm
Night & Maidens  Die Schoene Magelone
Thomas Michael Ellen, tenor, Monica Chung, piano
Boon Koh, narrator. Pre-concert lecture 4:40pm.

Tickets here


 Select PAST EVENTS
July 12th, 2022
Trio Concert at University of Hawaii Orvis Auditorium
James Moffitt - clarinet, Parry Karp - cello,
Monica Chung, piano. Works by Farrenc & Brahms


March 11th,2022
Duo Piano Concert with Monica Chung and Dr. Jon Korth sponsored by University of Hawaii at Orvis Auditorium Tickets 

July 25th, 2021
Hawaii International Music Festival - Big Island

March 13-27, 2020
Kauai Voices tours Argentina!
*cancelled due to Covid-19

May 21-31, 2020
Kauai Community College presents a full theatrical production of an original work Siddhartha, written by Greg Shepherd, director. Monica Chung, music directorThu/Fri/Sat at 7pmSundays at 4pmKCC Performing Arts Center*cancelled due to Covid-19

March 9, 2020
Hawaii International Music Festival presents JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Ensemble with JP Jofre, Eric Silberger, Monica Chung, and Darryl Miyasato
The Blue Note Waikiki 6:30 & 9pm

March 7, 2020
Hawaii International Music Festival presents JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Ensemble with JP Jofre, Eric Silberger, Monica Chung, and Darryl Miyasato
KCC Performing Arts Center
Tickets: https://www.kauai-concert.org/shows

Dec. 27th, 2019
Hawaii Chamber Music Festival, Honolulu
Schubert's Trout Quintet

Saturday, Dec.7,2019 at 7pm
Kauai Concert Association presents A Night of Chamber Music with Ensemble Henrietta 
KCC Performing Arts Center
Tickets: Kauai Concert Association


Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Hawaii International Music Festival presents
Metropolitan Opera Amy Shoremount-Obra, soprano
Internationally acclaimed Eric Silberger, violin
Assistant principle cellist, Louisiana Philharmonic
with Collaborative pianist Monica Chung
Tickets: Kauai Concert Association

 
May 3-26th, 2019!
Sweeney Todd 
Monica Chung, music director
16 shows over 4 "weekends" in May!
Thu/Fri/Saturdays @ 7pm & Sundays @ 4pm
Tickets: KCP

01/19/19 - 02/02/19
Kauai Voices Broadway,Baby! 
Porter Pavilion Anaina Hou 01/19/19
St. Michael's Church Fri/Sat 1/25 & 1/26 & Sun 1/27
Waimea Theatre 02/02/19
All Tickets: www.Kauaivoices.org

Saturday, Dec. 15th 2018 @ 7:30pm
The Kauai Concert Association presents the 4th "Night of Chamber Music" with Ensemble Henrietta

Sun May 27, 2018 at 6pm
The Kauai Concert Association presents a "Night of Chamber Music" on Memorial Day Weekend

February 5-18, 2018
Kauai Voices tours Cuba! 

Fri. December 29, 2017 @ 5:30pm
The Kauai Concert Association presents the 2nd "Night of Chamber Music" - Christmas edition. 

November 4, 2017 @ 1pm
"Talk Story Piano" - Kauai Concert Association presents Monica Chung in an intimate solo piano concert with works by Liszt, Debussy, Brahms-Bach, Ginastera, and personal stories

Thu. August 10, 2017
I will be making a very island style last-minute guest artist appearance with the JP Jofre Hard Tango Band at the Blue Note Hawaii in Waikiki

HI-RES PHOTOS

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JP Jofre Tango Ensemble JP Jofre - Bandoneon, Eric Silberger - violin, Sung Young Chang - cello

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Kaycee Parker, violin at the KCC Performing Arts Center Kauai

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NightOfChamberMusic

Kauai Concert Association presents Ensemble Henrietta

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KauaiPianoMon

Booking//

Monica Chung: KauaiPianoMon@gmail.com

Homebase//

Kauai, Hawaii

Business//

The Mana Tree LLC

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