Pianist Gloria Chien has been picked by the Boston Globe as one of the Superior Pianists of the year, “… who appears to excel in everything.” Richard Dyer praises her for “a wondrously rich palette of colors, which she mixes with dashing bravado and with an uncanny precision of calibration…Chien's performance had it all, and it was fabulous." Gloria made her orchestral debut at the age of 16 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and has subsequently appeared as a soloist with many top orchestras. She is a prize winner of the World Piano Competition, Harvard Musical Association Award, and the San Antonio International Piano Competition. She has presented concerts at the Alice Tully Hall, Library of Congress, Gardner Museum, Phillips Collection, Jordan Hall, Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Savannah Musical Festival, Dresden Chamber Musical Festival, Kissinger Sommer, Salle Cortot in Paris, and the National Concert Hall in Taiwan. Gloria began playing the piano at the age of five in her native Taiwan. She has a doctor of musical arts, a master’s, and an undergraduate degree from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. Gloria is an Artist-In-Residence at Lee University in Cleveland, TN, and is on the roster of the prestigious Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Gloria is a Steinway Artist. Her Hill and Hollow concert will feature Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words in D, op. 85, no. 4, Bach/Busoni Chaconne, selected works of Chopin, Debussy’s Suite Bergamasque, and Liszt's Venezia e Napoli. Suggested donation: $15 general; $12 students/seniors; kids attend free.