An Evening with Pianist Wendy Chen and Cellist Andrés Díaz
LONGMEADOW, Mass.—Bay Path College welcomes world-renowned pianist Wendy Chen and acclaimed cellist Andrés Díaz to the Longmeadow Campus on Thursday, October 22, at 8 p.m. to commemorate the College’s 10th anniversary of the One-Day-A-Week Saturday program. A celebration of the One-Day women who have transformed their lives through education, the performance will be held in Mills Theatre, Carr Hall on the Longmeadow Campus, 588 Longmeadow St., Longmeadow. Concert admission is free. However donations to the Scholarship Fund for Bay Path’s One-Day-A-Week Saturday students are appreciated. The event is open to the public, but seating is limited.
Wendy Chen debuted with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under conductor André Previn at the age of 15, and she has been gracing audiences world-wide ever since through her elegant and brilliant concerts. She became the youngest winner in history of the National Chopin Competition in 1990. Chen was one of the inaugural recipients of the Irving S. Gilmore Young Artists Award, and was named a Presidential Scholar by the National Foundation for the Arts. She continues to garner awards and praise for her performances.
Chen will be accompanied by cellist Andrés Díaz during the October 22 event. Since winning First Prize in the 1986 Naumburg International Cello Competition, Díaz has exhilarated critics and audiences alike with his intense and charismatic performances. He was the recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and a generous grant from the Susan W. Rose Fund for Music in 1998.
Chen and Díaz’s performance is made possible through the generosity of The Beveridge Family Foundation, Inc. and is offered as part of Bay Path’s Kaleidoscope: Perspectives on Culture, Life and Learning. For more information about the performance, visit www.baypath.edu, or contact Briana Sitler at 413.565.1066 or 800.782.7284 ext. 1066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.