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A Celebrated Newcomer Adds To Kansas City’s Status As A ‘Hot Spot’ For Pianists

Pianist¬†Sean Chen¬†connects his role as performing artist with that of teacher, approaching piano’s vast repertoire with humility and fun.

Chen, who is now an artist-in-residence at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance, moved to Kansas City from New Haven, Connecticut, two years ago, when his wife Betty, a violinist, joined the Kansas City Symphony. That gave him an instant local connection, and he’s collaborated with some Symphony musicians for chamber concerts around town. Read more…


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