NING LU portrait
  • Assistant Chair of Piano, School Of Music, University of Utah
  • Associate Professor, School Of Music, University of Utah
  • Coordinator of Class Piano, School Of Music, University of Utah

Research

Creative Research

  • Piano solo and duo performance; Schubert’s B-flat Major, D 960, Third movement; Chopin’s Etudé Op. 25, No. 1 and No. 2; An English Carol (Tune form Piae Cantiones annon) arr. Arnold B. Sherman; Francis Poulenc’s Sonata for Piano Four Hands: I. Prelude, II. Rustique, III. Final; Guest Artist for Music in School sponsored by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation; Two concerts were scheduled; Viewmont Elementary School in Murray, UT Performance, completed 12/17/2013.
  • Duo piano performance; An English Carol (Tune form Piae Cantiones annon) arr. Arnold B. Sherman; Piano Area Centennial Christmas Program Concert; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 12/08/2013.
  • Piano solo performance; Schubert’s B-flat Major, D 960, Third movement; Chopin’s Etudé Op. 25, No. 1 and No. 2; Concert is part of A Century of Piano at the U; Steinway Hall; New York City, NY Performance, completed 10/17/2013.
  • Piano solo performance; Schubert’s B-flat Major, D 960, Third movement; Chopin’s Etudé Op. 25, No. 1 and No. 2; Concert is part of A Century of Piano at the U; home of Jim and Krista Sorenson; Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 10/10/2013.
  • Piano solo, two-piano, and chamber concert; Piano solo of Schubert’s B-flat Major, D 960, First movement; Two-piano (Jie Lu, piano) of Abram Chasins’ Rush Hour in Hong Kong and Rachmaninoff’s Barcarolle from Suite No. 1; Chamber program includes Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BVW 1043(Hsiao Mei Ku, violin, Duke University; Wen Yuan Gu, violin, Utah Symphony); Ma Sicong’s Concerto for Two Violins and Xinjinag Rhapsody; Faculty Spotlight Concert @ 7; Libby Gardner Concert Hall at the School of Music, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 09/29/2013.
  • Concerto performance on first piano; Bach’s Concerto for Three Pianos and Orchestra, BWV 1063; Paradigm Chamber Orchestra; Piano Area Centennial Concert; Libby Gardner Concert Hall at the School of Music, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 09/21/2013.
  • Piano performance; Schubert Fantasy with Jie Lu; Concert of Celebrate A 100 Years of Piano at the University of Utah; The Garff Range; Park City, UT Performance, completed 08/13/2013.
  • Artistic Director: 2013 University of Utah International Piano Academy and Competition; 19 students from China and US participated in an one-week long study, this event provided a total of 80 hours of piano private lessons, 13 hours of master classes, two recitals and piano competition; The guest artist including Xinning Zhang from the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music, and Antoinette Perry from USC; School of Music University of Utah; Salt Lake City, UT; 7/15 - 19, 2013 Competition, completed 07/15/2013.
  • Piano master class: 6 college students from the Music Conservatory of Nanjing Normal University; Nanjing, China Other, completed 05/13/2013.
  • Piano performance and chamber music coaching session: 3 students of the chamber-music class; session including lecturing on rehearsal techniques and musical interpretation on Beethoven Piano Trio, Op. 1, No. 2 in G; The Central Conservatory of Music; Beijing, China Performance, completed 05/08/2013.
  • Piano master class: 5 pre-college students from the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music; The middle school attached to the Central Conservatory of Music; Beijing, China Other, completed 05/07/2013.
  • Adjudicator: 2013 Piano Festival of Weber State University; Browning Center; Ogden, UT Competition, completed 03/30/2013.
  • Adjudicator: College Division, 2013 Rebecca Marriott Champion Piano Competition; New Science Building Auditorium and School of the Arts, Utah Valley University; Orem, UT Competition, completed 03/23/2013.
  • Piano master class: 4 college students; Milne Auditorium, Kepner Hall at School of Music University of Northern Colorado; Greeley, CO Other, completed 03/14/2013.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital: Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17, Chopin’s Rondo in C Major for Two Pianos, Op. 73, Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Suite for two pianos, Op. 165b, Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Suite for two pianos, Op. 165b, Chasins’s Rush Hour in Hong Kong for Two Pianos, Twin Moon on the Lake- Chinese folk music transcription for two pianos; Guest Artist Recital; Hensel Phels Theatre, Union Colony Civic Center; Greeley, CO Performance, completed 03/13/2013.
  • Piano master class: 8 college students of the department of music, Cypress Recital Hall at the California State University Northridge; Northridge, CA Other, completed 03/05/2013.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital: Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17, Chopin’s Rondo in C Major for Two Pianos, Op. 73, Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Suite for two pianos, Op. 165b, Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Suite for two pianos, Op. 165b, Chasins’s Rush Hour in Hong Kong for Two Pianos, Twin Moon on the Lake- Chinese folk music transcription for two pianos; Guest Artist Recital sponsored by the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication Music Department at California State University Northridge; Cypress Recital Hall; Northridge, CA Performance, completed 03/04/2013.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo performance: Kagan Breitenbach’s White Crane (A world premier of the work); Buddhist Arts Festival sponsored by the Salt Lake Arts Council; Libby Gardner Concert Hall at the School of Music, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 02/17/2013.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital: Brahms’s Variations on the Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b, Chopin’s Rondo in C Major for Two Pianos, Op. 73, Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Suite for two pianos, Op. 165b, Chasins’s Rush Hour in Hong Kong for Two Pianos, Twin Moon on the Lake- Chinese folk music transcription for two pianos; event sponsored by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation “Music in our schools”; two concerts performed at the Midvalley Elementary School; 217 East, 7800 South, Midvale, UT Performance, completed 01/29/2013.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital: Brahms’s Variations on the Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b, Chopin’s Rondo in C Major for Two Pianos, Op. 73, Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Suite for two pianos, Op. 165b, Chasins’s Rush Hour in Hong Kong for Two Pianos, Twin Moon on the Lake- Chinese folk music transcription for two pianos; event sponsored by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation “Music in our schools”; two concerts performed at the Peruvian Park Elementary Auditorium; 1545 East, 8425 South, Sandy, UT Performance, completed 01/24/2013.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital: Brahms’s Variations on the Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b, Chopin’s Rondo in C Major for Two Pianos, Op. 73, Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Suite for two pianos, Op. 165b, Chasins’s Rush Hour in Hong Kong for Two Pianos, Twin Moon on the Lake- Chinese folk music transcription for two pianos; event sponsored by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation “Music in our schools”; two concerts performed at the Nibley Park Elementary Auditorium; 2785 South, 800 East, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 01/24/2013.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital performance: Franz Liszt’s Oh Come All Ye Faithful; Faculty @ 7 “Joy to the World” concert; Libby Gardner Concert Hall at the School of Music, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Performance, completed 12/09/2012.
  • Piano master class with four college students of the department of music; Dixon Hall at the Newcomb Department of Music, Tulane University; New Orleans, LA. Other, completed 12/04/2012.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital: Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17, Brahms’s Variations on the Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b, Chopin’s Rondo in C Major for Two Pianos, Op. 73, Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Suite for two pianos, Op. 165b; 2012 - 2013 Concert Piano Series; Dixon Hall at the Newcomb Department of Music, Tulane University; New Orleans, LA. Performance, completed 12/03/2012.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital: Brahms’s Variations on the Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b, Chopin’s Rondo in C Major for Two Pianos, Op. 73, Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Suite for two pianos, Op. 165b, Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17; Faculty @ 7 Spotlight Concert; Libby Gardner Concert Hall at the School of Music, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Performance, completed 11/04/2012.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital: Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17, Brahms’s Variations on the Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b, Chopin’s Rondo in C Major for Two Pianos, Op. 73, Milhaud’s Scaramouche, Suite for two pianos, Op. 165b; Temple Square Performances 2012 – 2013 Concert Series; The Assembly Hall in Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT. Performance, completed 10/27/2012.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo performance: Chinese traditional work Moonlight on a Spring; Chinese Moon-cake Festival and Concert; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Performance, completed 09/28/2012.
  • Piano and violin performance with Kelly Parkingson: John Williams’s Tango, Romance; Private fundraising concert for Ben Mcadams running for Salt Lake County Mayor Campaign 2012; Salt Lake City, UT. Performance, completed 09/17/2012.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo performance: Franz Schubert’s Fantasy in F Minor; sponsored by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation to thank 2012 host family for the piano competitors; the party is at the home of John and Sarah Pace, Salt Lake City, UT. Performance, completed 08/23/2012.
  • International jury member, 2012 Gina Bachauer Junior and Young Artist International Piano Competition; Rose Wagner Hall, Salt Lake City, UT. June 18 – 30, 2012. Competition, completed 06/2012.
  • Adjudicator, College Division, 2012 Rebecca Marriott Champion Piano Competition; New Science Building Auditorium and School of the Arts, Utah Valley University; Orem, UT. Competition, completed 04/21/2012.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital: Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17, Abram Chasins’s Rush Hour in Hong Kong, Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Fantasy for Two Pianos; the Uintah Arts Council; Vernal Middle School Auditorium, Vernal, UT. Performance, completed 04/13/2012.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital featuring chamber works of Chinese music in conjunction with Chinese Culture Week presented by the University of Utah Confucius Institute: Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17, Abram Chasins’s Rush Hour in Hong Kong; Ma Sicong’s Concerto for Two Violins, Zili Liu’s Beautiful Xi Shuang Ban Na, and Zhanghao Ke and Kang Chen’s The Butterfly Lovers’ Concerto; guest violinists Wen Yuan Gu (Utah Symphony) and Claude Helter (Utah Symphony); Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Performance, completed 03/26/2012.
  • Ning & Jie Lu Piano-duo recital: Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17 and Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Fantasy for Two Pianos; Sharp Hall at the School of Music, University of Oklahoma; Norman, Oklahoma. Performance, completed 03/14/2012.
  • Professional colloquy including piano pedagogy students and collaborative piano-class students; topics: duo-piano practice and rehearsal techniques, performance & practice of selections from different musical genres, repertoire selection, concert planning, and preparation for recitals; School of Music, University of Oklahoma; Norman, Oklahoma. Other, completed 03/04/2012.
  • Collaborative piano-violin recital: works of Handel, Sarasate, Kreisler, Debussy, Schubert, and Bazzin; performed with world-class artist Frederic Moreau, 3rd-role violinist with the French National Symphony; home of Brent & Bonnie Jean Beesley; Salt Lake City, Utah. Performance, completed 03/02/2012.
  • Recital is sponsored by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation as part of the Music in the Schools concerts of 2011 – 2012: final two movements of Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17 and Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Fantasy for Two Pianos; Bryant Middle School, 40 South, 800 East, Salt Lake City, Utah. Performance, completed 02/13/2012.
  • Ning & Jie Piano-duo performance; Waltz from Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17; University of Utah Preparatory Division Faculty Concert; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Performance, completed 01/28/2012.
  • Recital is sponsored by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation as part of the Music in the Schools concerts of 2011 – 2012: 1st and 2nd movements of Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17 and Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Fantasy for Two Pianos; Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts, 2291 South, 2000 East, Salt Lake City, Utah. Performance, completed 01/12/2012.
  • Ning & Jie Lu piano faculty showcase; program including Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Suite, Op. 17 and Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Fantasy for Two Pianos; This concert is part of the Faculty @ 7 2011- 2012 Series; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 12/04/2011.
  • Ning & Jie Lu piano concert; it was sponsored by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation; program including Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and Chinese works; This concert is part of Music in the Schools concert of 2011 -2012, and it was presented to over three hundred students of The Reid School, Navigator Pointe Academy, and Entheos Academy; Rose Wagner Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 10/14/2011.
  • Piano master class and lecture presentation; Nevada Piano Summer Camp hosted by the Nevada Arts Academy; 6072 S. Durango Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada Other, completed 06/29/2011.
  • Piano and Flute Collaboration concert with Jean-Michel Tanguy; program included Mozart Sonata in G K 301, Max Reger Burleske, Menuett and Gigue, Albert Roussel Op. 27 and Pan – Tityre – Krishna – Mr. de la Pejaudie, Bohuslav Martinu First Sonata for Flute and Piano, and Francis Poulenc Sonata for Flute and Piano; Virtuoso Series 2010 – 2011; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 05/19/2011.
  • Ning & Jie Lu piano concert; it was hosted by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation; program includes Sonata in D for Two Pianos, K 488 by Mozart, Rondo in C, Op. 73 by Chopin, Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b by Brahms, and Porgy and Bess Fantasy by Gershwin/Grainger; It is final concert of the Gina Bachauer International Concert Series 2010 – 2011; Rose Wagner Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 04/29/2011.
  • Piano duo performance for over two hundred elementary and junior high students; program includes selected music from the Disney movies, Sonata in D by Mozart, and Chinese works; guest artist for the “Music at School” program hosted by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation; Rose Wagner Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 04/26/2011.
  • Piano master class; ten students from the piano area of the Department of Music at the California State University at Northridge; Department of Music, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication; Northridge, California Other, completed 04/22/2011.
  • Guest artist piano duo concert; program includes Sonata in D for Two Pianos, K 488 by Mozart, Rondo in C, Op. 73 by Chopin, Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b by Brahms, and Porgy and Bess Fantasy by Gershwin/Grainger; Cypress Recital Hall; Department of Music, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication; Northridge, California Performance, completed 04/22/2011.
  • Piano master class; four students from the piano area of the Liberty University, Department of Music and Humanities; Liberty University at Lynchburg, Virginia Other, completed 04/07/2011.
  • Guest artist piano duo concert; program includes Sonata in D for Two Pianos, K 488 by Mozart, Rondo in C, Op. 73 by Chopin, Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b by Brahms, and Porgy and Bess Fantasy by Gershwin/Grainger; Oldham Recital Hall, Department of Music and Humanities, Liberty University; Lynchburg, Virginia Performance, completed 04/07/2011.
  • Piano adjudicator for Rebecca Marriott Champion Competition; Department of Music, Utah Valley University; Orem, UT Competition, completed 03/22/2011.
  • Piano accompanying recital; program includes Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K 488, performed by Tiffany Xu, and Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11, performed by Helena Ma; First-prize Winner’s Concert of the UMTA Concerto Competition 2011; Assembly Hall in Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/16/2011.
  • Piano accompanying; program includes Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K 488, performed by Tiffany Xu (she later won the first prize in Elementary piano Division), and Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11, performed by Helena Ma (she later won the first prize in High School Piano Division); UMTA Concerto Competition 2011; Baldassin Pianos, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 03/12/2011.
  • Piano duo concert; program includes Moonlight on the Spring (second piano: Jie Lu), All Birds Pay Court to the Phoenix (second piano: guest artist Mark Fouxman), Sannong on Plum Blossom (second piano: Jie Lu), All three works were transcribed by Igor Iachimciue; Chinese Music” concert hosted by the School of Music and Confucius Institute at the University of Utah; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 03/07/2011.
  • Piano duo performance; program includes Moonlight on the Spring (Chinese Folk Tune), transcribed by Igor Iachimciue; Special Guest for “Sounds of Asia” Concert; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 02/04/2011.
  • Piano duo concert; program includes complete Variation on the Theme of Haydn, Op. 56b by Johannes Brahms; Guest Artist for the concert “Day in the Park, Night at the Movies” – The University of Utah Preparatory Division Faculty Concert; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 01/29/2011.
  • Guest speaker; presentation on Musical Activities in Holidays and Festivals; 2010 The First China Tourism Festival Brand Summit: Hainan Island Carnival of China; sponsored by the provincial government of Hainan, Travel Administration Agency of Hainan Province, and Travel Newspaper of China; Hai Kou, Hainan, China Other, completed 12/27/2010.
  • Piano duo concert; program includes the first movement of K.488, sonata for two pianos by Mozart, Moonlight on the Spring a Traditional Chinese Folk Song, and Porgy and Bess, Fantasy for Two Pianos by George Gershwin; Guest Artist Concert as part of the 2010 The First China Tourism Festival Brand Summit; sponsored by the Hainan Musician’s Society and Culture Educational Bureau of Hainan Province; Musical Hall in the City Library; Hai Kou, Hainan, China Performance, completed 12/27/2010.
  • Piano duo concert; program includes complete K.488, sonata for two pianos by Mozart, and Porgy and Bess, Fantasy for Two Pianos by George Gershwin; Guest Artist Concert, sponsored by the Utah Valley University, School of the Arts, Music Department; Orem, Utah Performance, completed 11/08/2010.
  • Piano duo concert; program includes complete K.488, sonata for two pianos by Mozart, and Porgy and Bess, Fantasy for Two Pianos by George Gershwin; Guest Artist Recital Series 2010 – 2011 Season, sponsored by the Brigham Young University, College of Fine Arts and Communications, School of Music; Madsen Recital Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center; Brigham Young University, Prove, Utah Performance, completed 11/02/2010.
  • Piano duo concert; program includes complete K.488, sonata for two pianos by Mozart, and Porgy and Bess, Fantasy for Two Pianos by George Gershwin; Sunday @ 7 Spotlight Concert; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 10/24/2010.
  • Piano duo performance; program includes K 488, sonata for two pianos, first movement by Mozart; School of Music Circle Board meeting; Thompson Chamber Hall; Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 10/07/2010.
  • Piano duo performances with Jazz ensemble; program includes Letting Midnight Out On Bail – Jazz Waltz/Blues by Henry Wolking; Shanghai World Expo Music Festival; Green Square inside of the Shanghai World Expo; China Performance, completed 06/04/2010.
  • Piano duo recital; program includes two-piano works of Milhaud, Abram Chasins, Gershwin, and Chopin (Jie Lu/piano); Temple Square Performances; Assembly Hall in Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 05/28/2010.
  • Piano duo recital; program includes two-piano works of Milhaud, Abram Chasins, Gershwin, and Chopin (Jie Lu/piano); Guest Artist Concert; Brigham Young University – Hawaii, Aloha Center Ballroom; Laie, Hawaii Performance, completed 05/06/2010.
  • Piano duo performance with Jazz ensemble; program includes Letting Midnight Out On Bail – Jazz Waltz/Blues by Henry Wolking; Spring Concert featuring Jazz Band 1 and Jazz Band 2 presented by the Jazz Studies at the School of Music, University of Utah; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 04/20/2010.
  • Faculty chamber recital; program includes Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 67 by Dmitri Shostakovich; Donna Fairbanks/violin and Nicole Jackson/cello; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 04/16/2010.
  • Piano trio recital; program includes Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 67 by Dmitri Shostakovich; Donna Fairbanks/violin and Nicole Jackson/cello; concert is part of Chamber Festival presented by Utah Valley University and The Park City Chamber Music Society; GT 416, Utah Valley University campus, Orem, Utah Performance, completed 04/05/2010.
  • Piano duo and chamber performance; program includes complete movements of Scaramouche, Op. 165b by Milhaud; Rush Hour in Hong Kong and The Blue Danube Waltzes, arranged by Abram Chasins; Porgy and Bess by Gershwin; and Rondo for Two Pianos by Chopin (Jie Lu/piano); Amei Suite by Ma Sicong (Kelly/Violinist); Faculty Spotlight Concert; Libby Gardner Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/28/2010.
  • Piano solo performance; program includes Waltz, Op. 64, No. 2 by Chopin; En Bateau (Blue Wave 1923) by Debussy; Yamada Tone poems I & II (1928) by Kosaku Yamada; a total of six concerts in conjunction with the concert Mystique presented by the Repertory Dance Theatre; Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center; 18 W Broadway in Salt Lake Cit Performance, completed 03/27/2010.
  • Served as piano judicator; 2010 Youth Guild Piano Competition hosted by the Utah Symphony and Utah Opera; Opera Production Studios, 336 North, 400 West, Salt Lake City, Utah Other, completed 02/27/2010.
  • Piano duo performance; program includes Rondo for two pianos, Op. 73 by F. Chopin (Jie Lu/piano); Piano area scholarship concert; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/27/2010.
  • Piano duo performance; program includes complete movements of Scaramouche, Op. 165b by Milhaud (Jie Lu/piano); Preparatory Division Faculty Concert; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 01/30/2010.
  • Piano duo performance; program includes Rush Hour in Hong Kong and The Blue Danube Waltzes by Abram Chasins; Winter Wonderland Concert; Assembly Hall in Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 12/29/2009.
  • Piano duo concert; program includes Fugue in C, K. 426 by Mozart; Sonata in D, K. 448 by Mozart; Variation on the Theme of Haydn, Op. 56b by Brahms; Scaramouche, Op. 165b by Milhaud; Faculty Spotlight Concert, Libby Concert Hall, Salt Lake City, UT Performance, completed 11/29/2009.
  • Piano duo concert; program includes Sonata in C minor for one piano, four-hands by Francis Poulenc; Lakeview room inside of Library, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah Performance, completed 11/04/2009.
  • Piano/Violin faculty chamber recital; program includes Piano/Violin Sonata by Debussy (Kelly Parkinson/violin); Piano duo of Duettino Concertante: After Mozart for two pianos by Ferruccio Busoni, and Rondo for two pianos, Op. 73 by F. Chopin (Jie Lu/piano); Libby Gardner Concert Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 10/03/2009.
  • Piano/Violin chamber recital; program includes Piano/Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 6 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold (Shi-Hwa Wang/violin); Allred Theatre in the Browning Center for the Performing Arts, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah Performance, completed 09/19/2009.
  • Piano duo recital; program includes Sonata in C minor for one piano, four- hands by Francis Poulenc, and Fantasy in F Minor by Franz Schubert (Jie Lu/Secondo); Recital Hall, Music Department of Jiangsu Education Institute, Nanjing, China Performance, completed 05/14/2009.
  • Piano master class; Conservatory of Music at Nanjing Normal University, China Other, completed 05/13/2009.
  • Piano duo recital; program includes Sonata in C minor for one piano, four- hands by Francis Poulenc, and Fantasy in F Minor by Franz Schubert (Jie Lu/Secondo); Suei Yuang Concert Hall, Conservatory of Music at Nanjing Normal University, China Performance, completed 05/12/2009.
  • Piano Private Lessons; Mannheim Conservatory of Music; Mannheim, Germany Other, completed 04/27/2009.
  • Piano Private Lessons; Frankfurt Conservatory of Music; Frankfurt, Germany Other, completed 04/24/2009.
  • Piano duo and ensemble recital; program includes Fantasy in F Minor by Franz Schubert (Jie Lu/Secondo), Piano/Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 6 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold (Shi-Hwa Wang/violin); Culture exchange concert – Koncert Wyktadowców “The University of Utah”, Salt Lake City, USA; City Culture Center; Kraców, Poland Performance, completed 04/22/2009.
  • Piano duo and ensemble recital; program includes Fantasy in F Minor by Franz Schubert (Jie Lu/Secondo), Piano/Violin Sonata in G Major, Op. 6 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold (Shi-Hwa Wang/violin); Joseph Haydn Conservatory (Joseph Haydn Konservatorium des Landes Burgenland); Concert Hall; Eisenstad, Austria Performance, completed 04/20/2009.
  • Piano duo recitals; program includes Sonata in C minor for one piano, four- hands by Francis Poulenc, and Fantasy in F Minor by Franz Schubert (Jie Lu/Secondo); Concert presented by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation “Music in School” program; Silver Mesa Elementary School, Sandy, Utah Performance, completed 04/07/2009.
  • Piano/chamber faculty recital; program includes Sonata in C minor for one piano, four-hands by Francis Poulenc, and Fantasy in F Minor by Franz Schubert (Jie Lu/Secondo); Utah Valley University School of the Arts; Orem, Utah Performance, completed 04/06/2009.
  • Piano/chamber faculty recital; concert given in celebration of Chinese Culture Week hosted by the Confucius Institute at the University of Utah; program includes Sonata in C minor for one piano, four-hands by Francis Poulenc (Jie Lu /Secondo); Violin and piano works: Salut d’amour by Edward Elgar, Dragon Lantern Dance, Spring Dance, and Mountain Song by Ma Sicong, Romance from Concerto No. 2 by Henri Wieniawski, and Dance by Zou Yianping (Wen-yuan Gu, Utah Symphony); Symphonie Concertante for Violin, Viola, and Piano, K. 364 by Mozart (Wen-yuan Gu/violin, Utah Symphony and Carl Johansen/viola, Utah Symphony); Dumke Recital Hall, School of Music, University of Utah Performance, completed 03/30/2009.
  • University of Utah Piano Faculty Scholarship Concert; performed two-piano work The Blue Danube Waltzes by Abram Chasins with Jie Lu; Libby Gardner Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/28/2009.
  • Piano/chamber recital “Ning Lu and Friends”; program includes Brahms’ Theme and Variations of Haydn, Op. 56b, Abram Chasins’ The Blue Danube Waltzes, and Horn Trio Op. 40 (Larry Lowe of BYU and Kelly Parkinson on violin); Madsen Recital Hall, School of Music, Brigham Young University Performance, completed 02/05/2009.
  • Presentation of master class, UMTA Salt Lake Chapter annual meeting; Daynes Music Hall, Sandy, Utah Performance, completed 01/13/2009.
  • Performance of Liszt’s In Dulci Jubilo and Adeste Fiedelis, Faculty concert: Sunday @ 7, “Holiday Favorites”; Libby Concert Hall, School of Music, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 12/14/2008.
  • Piano/chamber music and duo-recital program: Brahms’ Theme and Variations of Haydn, Op. 56b, and Horn Trio Op. 40 (Larry Lowe of BYU and Kelly Parkinson on violin), and Schubert’s Fantasie in F minor, D. 940; Faculty Showcase @ 7, Libby Concert Hall, School of Music, University of Utah Performance, completed 11/23/2008.
  • Co-presentation of lecture and piano performance of “Takemitsu Piano Pieces” with Dr. Jie Lu; Utah State Music Teacher Convention, South Town Exposition Center, Sandy, Utah Other, completed 10/26/2008.
  • Piano/chamber music recital with Shi-Hwa Wang, professor of violin at Weber State University, and violist Joel Rosenberg: selections by Shostakovich, Piazzolla, and Beethoven; Allred Theater, Weber State University, Department of Performing Arts, Ogden, Utah Performance, completed 09/12/2008.
  • Piano-ensemble performance, Sichuan Earthquake Benefit Concert hosted by the Confucius Institute: Mozart sonata for two pianos, Chen Gang sonata for violin and piano, and piano trio; University of Utah School of Music, Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 08/30/2008.
  • Attendance and discussion at piano workshop presented with Maurice Hinson: 1) teaching advanced romantic repertoire, and 2) music of Gershwin’s newly discovered preludes; Riverton Music, Salt Lake City, Utah Other, completed 08/08/2008.
  • Piano-ensemble recital with violinist WenYuan Gu (Utah Symphony) and violist Carl Johansen (Utah Symphony): Dragon Lantern Dance, Mountain Song, Madrigal, Lullaby, Dance at Lantern Festival… The Country Club, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 05/21/2008.
  • Piano-ensemble recital with Jie Lu, pianist, and Meng Deng, flutist, to raise donations ($5000) for faculty creative/research creativity projects: music of Schubert, Debussy, Beethoven, and Mozart; home of Brent & Bonnie Jean Beesley, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 04/25/2008.
  • Piano performance with the University Philharmonia Special Concert: Beethoven’s Concerto No. 5, The Emperor, 2nd movement; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 04/23/2008.
  • Piano Trio Faculty Recital with violinist/violist Joel Rosenberg and violinist Shi-Hwa Wang: Beethoven’s Arch Duke Piano Trio, Shostakovich’s Suite for Piano and Two Violins, and Piazzolla’s Four Seasons; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 04/16/2008.
  • Piano/chamber music recital with Joel Rosenberg and Shi-Hwa Wang; home of Joel Rosenberg, Salt Lake City,Utah Performance, completed 04/14/2008.
  • Piano-solo performance: David Kim-Boyle’s Canon, performed under direction of the composer, SEAMUS 2008 National Conference; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 04/03/2008.
  • Piano solo performance and collaborative concert with Wen-yuan Gu, principal second violinist, Utah Symphony, hosted by the Confucius Institute at the College of Humanities of Asia Center as part of 2008 Chinese Culture Week: Moon Lake, Lofty Mountain and flowing water, Butterfly Lovers, The Spring Snow; Chamber Music Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/24/2008.
  • Collaborative recital with violinist Kelly Parkinson: five songs from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess transcribed by Jascha Heifetz; the home of Carolyn & Howard Edward, Park City, Utah Performance, completed 03/16/2008.
  • Piano performance, University Wind Ensemble, School of Music Annual Gala: Beethoven No. 5 Piano Concerto, second movement; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/07/2008.
  • Piano Solo and duo performance: Gershwin Embraceable You from Girl Crazy, Strike Up the Band, Piano Area Faculty Scholarship Concert, Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/23/2008.
  • Piano master-class lecture; Baldwin Auditorium, Department of Music, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Other, completed 02/21/2008.
  • Duo piano recital with Jie Lu: Rachmaninoff Suite No. 2, Mozart Sonata in D, K. 448, Fugue in c minor, K. 426, Gershwin Embraceable You from Girl Crazy, Strike Up the Band; Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Performance, completed 02/21/2008.
  • Solo piano performance, 2008 Chinese Association for Science and Technology USA Annual Convention, with presenters Fred Esplin, University of Utah vice-president and Erlend D, Peterson, associate international vice president of Brigham Young University: Moon Lake; Little American Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/16/2008.
  • Collaborative performance with Jie Lu as the Ning and Jie Lu Piano Duo: Carnival of the Animals, Salt Lake Symphony, with narrator Roland Steadham and conductor Robert Baldwin; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 01/19/2008.
  • Collaborative performance with violin Hisao-mei Ku, Ma Si Cong Opus-collection Concert: Madrigal, Rondo No. 4 (World premiere); Xinhai Music Hall, Guangzhou, China Performance, completed 12/14/2007.
  • Piano workshop and press conference: Ma Si-cong’s piano works; Museum of Ma Si-cong, Guangzhou Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China Other, completed 12/13/2007.
  • Collaborative concert with violinist Hisao-mei Ku, “A Recital of Music by Ma Sicong,” an all-new program to celebrate release of the second CD; Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah Performance, completed 11/21/2007.
  • Collaborative concert with violinist Hisao-mei Ku, “A Recital of Music by Ma Sicong,” an all new program to celebrate release of the second CD; Nelson Music Room, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Performance, completed 11/11/2007.
  • Collaborative concert with violinist Hisao-mei Ku: 15 pieces of Ma Sicong; Music Hall at the Forest, Duke Resort, Durham, North Carolina Performance, completed 11/09/2007.
  • Collaborative concert with violinist Hisao-mei Ku and flutist Anna Wilson, Mallarme Players Concert Series: music of Chinese and Japanese composers; WG Pearson Elementary School, Durham, North Carolina Performance, completed 11/08/2007.
  • Piano master class and piano/chamber-music concert with violinist Jay Zhong, chair of the strings area of the CSULA music department, violist Hui Liu, who is a faculty member of the CSULA music department and a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra: Brahms’ Horn Trio and Shostakovich’s Viola Sonata, Op. 147; Music Hall, California State University, Los Angeles, California, and College of Arts & Letters, Department of Music, Los Angeles, California Performance, completed 10/19/2007.
  • Piano soloist in collaboration with violinist Hasse Borup, cellist Amy Leung, conductor Robert Baldwin, and the Utah Philharmonia Orchestra: Beethoven’s Triple Concerto; Kent Concert Hall, Utah State University, Logan, Utah Performance, completed 09/30/2007.
  • Piano soloist in collaboration with violinist Hasse Borup, cellist Amy Leung, conductor Robert Baldwin, and the Utah Philharmonia Orchestra: Beethoven’s Triple Concerto; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 09/27/2007.
  • Duo piano performance with Jie Lu, 2007 SummerArts Faculty Concert: Mozart Sonata in D, K. 448; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 08/15/2007.
  • Release of CD “Ma Sicong, Music for Violin and Piano” by NAXOS under the Chinese Classics 8.570600 label; recorded by pianist Ning Lu, professor of music at the University of Utah, and violinist Hsiao-mei Ku, professor of music at Duke University; partially funded by a University of Utah, Fine Arts College, Faculty Research Grant Other, completed 07/01/2007.
  • Piano master-class, individual lesson, piano-ensemble class, and the lecture “A Better Way to Learn New Piano Work,” after reception of second invitation to teach at the Illinois Summer Youth Music (ISYM) Program; Smith Hall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois; June 24 – 30. Performance, completed 06/24/2007.
  • Duo piano recital with Jie Lu, performing as guest artists at the 2007 Gina Bachauer International Piano Festival: Mozart’s Sonata in D major, K 448, Schubert’s Fantasie in F minor, Op. 103, D.940, and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Suite No. 2, Op. 17; Rose Wagner Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 06/20/2007.
  • Piano master classes; Music Conservatory, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China Other, completed 05/22/2007.
  • Duo piano and chamber-music concert with Jie Lu, violinist Hasse Borup, and cellist Amy Leung: Gade’s Violin Sonata, Smetana’s Piano Trio, and Mozart Sonata in D, K. 448; Music Conservatory Concert Hall, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China Performance, completed 05/22/2007.
  • Duo piano and chamber-music concert with pianist Jie Lu, violinist Hasse Borup, and cellist Amy Leung: Gade’s Violin Sonata, Smetana’s Piano Trio, and Mozart Sonata in D, K. 448; Music Concert Hall, Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China Performance, completed 05/19/2007.
  • Piano master classes; Central Conservatory of Music School of Music, Beijing, China Other, completed 05/18/2007.
  • Piano ensemble concerto, Faculty Chamber Music Concert Series: Gade’s Violin Sonata and Smetana’s Piano Trio; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 04/01/2007.
  • Collaborative recital with Michael Mulcahy, second principle trombone of the Chicago Symphony: five of Mahler’s songs; Dumke Recital Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/13/2007.
  • Duo piano performance with Jie Lu, Faculty Chamber Music Concert Series: Mozart’s Sonata K 448; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/04/2007.
  • Lecture on piano music, and piano demonstration illustrating lecture with pianist Jie Lu: Music-in-the-School program sponsored by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation; Beacon Heights Elementary School, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/26/2007.
  • Solo piano and ensemble-music performance, Piano Faculty Scholarship Day Concert: Chopin Etude Op. 25, No. 2 and Chasins Rush Hour In Hong Kong; Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/24/2007.
  • Solo piano performance, UMTA Salt Lake Chapter Meeting: works of Toru Takemitsu; Daynes Music, Murray, Utah Performance, completed 01/09/2007.
  • Collaborative recital with associate violin professor Hsiao-Mei Ku: Ma Sicong complete violin and piano works from 1935 - 1952; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 11/22/2006.
  • Collaborative recital with violinist Hsiao-Mei Ku: “Remembering and Honoring Ma Si-Cong (1912 – 1987), A Contemporary Chinese Composer”; Nelson Music Room, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Performance, completed 10/22/2006.
  • Collaborative recital with violinist Hsiao-Mei Ku, associate professor of violin at Duke University, Music at the Meadows Concert Series; Carolina Meadows Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Performance, completed 10/21/2006.
  • Lecture “Artists in Conversation”; Franklin Center, Duke University Center for International Studies, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Other, completed 10/20/2006.
  • Master class in piano performance; Baldwin Auditorium, Department of Music, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Other, completed 10/20/2006.
  • Master class in piano performance; Department of Music, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas Other, completed 10/11/2006.
  • Solo piano recital: Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35 and Schubert Piano Sonata in B-flat major; Department of Music, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas Performance, completed 10/10/2006.
  • Opening-concert piano performance, Valley Symphony Orchestra & Chorale conducted by Dr. Peter Dabrowski: Mozart Piano Concerto K. 467; Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Texas, Pan American, McAllen, Texas Performance, completed 10/05/2006.
  • One-hour radio appearance featuring analyses of Mozart piano concertos and other subjects related to classical music; KURV 710, McAllen, Texas Other, completed 10/03/2006.
  • Master class presented to students of professor Morley Grossman, piano faculty member, University of Texas; Valley Keyboard Recital Hall, Pan American, McAllen, Texas Performance, completed 10/03/2006.
  • Solo piano performance, Music Circle Board Meeting: Schubert’s Sonata in B-flat Major; Chamber Hall, School of Music, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 09/19/2006.
  • Solo piano recital: sonatas of Schubert and Chopin; Smith Memorial Hall, School of Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois Performance, completed 09/05/2006.
  • Solo piano-faculty recital: Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35 and Schubert Piano Sonata in B-flat major; Dumke Recital Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 08/20/2006.
  • Lecture “How to become a better pianist,” featured on the ISYM Program; Memorial Room 220, School of Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois Other, completed 06/28/2006.
  • Solo piano performance, ISYM Faculty Concert: Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35 and Schubert Piano Sonata in B-flat major; Smith Memorial Hall, School of Music, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois Performance, completed 06/26/2006.
  • Guest faculty member, 2006 Illinois Summer Youth Music, University of Illinois Piano Camp and Festival; University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, Champaign, Illinois; 06/25 - 07/01, 2006 Other, completed 06/25/2006.
  • Piano soloist with the Mozart Festival Orchestra: Mozart’s Piano Concerto K. 466; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 04/02/2006.
  • Performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto K466, 2nd & 3rd movements, Honors Piano Convocation; Thompson Chamber Music Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/30/2006.
  • Collaborative faculty recital with Prof. Danwen Jiang, Arizona State University: Beethoven Piano Trio Op. 1, No. 1, Brahms Violin Sonata in G major, Op. 78, and Ravel Tzigane; Libby Gardner Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/10/2006.
  • Duo piano performance, with Jie Lu, of Darius Milhaud’s Scaramouche, faculty piano recital “All Spanish Music”; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/25/2006.
  • Collaborative performance with violinist Wen-yuan Gu, principal second violin of the Utah Symphony Orchestra, at the VIVACE Concert hosted by the Utah Symphony: Yu Xi Liu’s The Lights Festival and William Kroll’s Banjo and a Fiddle; Abravanel Hall Lobby, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/16/2006.
  • Jury member, 2006 Gina Bachauer International Artist Piano Competition Preliminary Round; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Competition, completed 02/15/2006.
  • Master-class performance and presentation “How to improve your practice”; Academy of Music and Arts of Las Vegas, 5300 W, Spring Mt. Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada Performance, completed 01/23/2006.
  • Solo piano recital―Brahms’s piano works: Rhapsody Op. 79, No. 1 and 2, Complete Suite Op. 118, and Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6―and a 5- student master class celebrating the grand opening of the Piano Gallery of America; Piano Gallery of America, 4245 S, Grand Canyon Dr., Las Vegas, Nevada Performance, completed 01/22/2006.
  • Guest-artist piano performance, World Trade Association Utah Office Gala, with speaker Utah State Governor Jon Huntsman Jr: Butterfly Lover; Little America Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 11/10/2005.
  • Solo piano recital, and piano-ensemble performance with Wen yuan Gu, associate principle 2nd violin of the Utah Symphony: Brahms Suite Op.118, and Butterfly Lover; Libby Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 09/13/2005.
  • Solo piano performance, Piano Faculty-Scholarship Recital: Scriabin’s Etude, Op. 12, No. 8, and Glinka’ Nocturne in E-flat; Libby Gardner Hall, University Of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/26/2005.
  • Piano soloist with the University of Utah Wind Symphony directed by Dr. Robert Walzel: Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No.2, Op. 102; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 11/14/2004.
  • Solo piano performance, Faculty Convocation: Chinese contemporary work Moonlit Lake; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 11/11/2004.
  • Soloist with the University of Utah Philharmonic Orchestra, Special Concert: Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 Op. 102, 2nd movement; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 05/01/2004.
  • Piano performance, piano faculty recital “All Russian Music”: Glinka Nocturne and Scriabin Etude Op. 8, No. 12; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/12/2004.
  • Piano performance, School of Music’s Annual Gala Concert: Copland’s Appalachian Spring; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 11/07/2003.
  • Piano master class and recital; Nanjing Normal University, Conservatory of Music, Nanjing, China Performance, completed 10/06/2003.
  • Piano recital and master-class; Piano Teaching Institute of Wushi, Wushi, China Performance, completed 10/05/2003.
  • Collaborative recital with clarinetist Dr. Robert Walzel, Shanghai International Clarinet Festival; He Luting Concert Hall, Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai, China Performance, completed 10/03/2003.
  • Collaborative recital with clarinetist Dr. Robert Walzel; Senzoku Gakuen College of Music, Tokyo, Japan Performance, completed 09/28/2003.
  • Collaborative recital with clarinetist Dr. Robert Walzel; Dumke Recital Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 09/21/2003.
  • Solo piano recital, UMTA Monthly Meeting; Steinway Hall, Daynes Music, Murray, Utah Performance, completed 09/09/2003.
  • Master class, Gina Bachauer Music Festival; Daynes Music, Murray, Utah Other, completed 06/14/2003.
  • Solo piano recital, Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation; Assembly Hall, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 06/12/2003.
  • Solo Piano Performance, Faculty Recital, Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah Performance, completed 04/26/2003.
  • Piano performance, Scholarship Concert: Bach’s Concerto for Four Harpsichords; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/27/2003.
  • Solo piano performance, in concert with the American Piano Quartet; Assembly Hall, Temple Square, Salt lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/05/2003.
  • Piano performance and lecture for the “Music in our the Schools – spring 2003” program sponsored by the Gina Bachauer International Foundation: the piano music of Claude Debussy; South Jordan, Utah Performance, completed 02/19/2003.
  • Piano performance, University of Utah Philharmonic Orchestra, Gala Concert: Carnival of the Animals; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 11/02/2002.
  • Solo piano performance, Faculty Convocation: Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 09/05/2002.
  • Guest teacher, piano master classes, Utah Suzuki Piano Institute; Murray, Utah, and Salt Lake City, Utah Other, completed 07/08/2002.
  • Solo piano recital, piano master classes, and lecture “Study in America”; Conservatory of Music, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China Performance, completed 05/2002.
  • Solo piano performance, piano-faculty recital “Music of Keyboard Immortals”: Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/2002.
  • Solo piano recital, Winter Olympic Games celebration program, played on the world-famous Alma-Tadema Steinway Piano, Vladimir Horowitz’s Piano, Van Cliburn’s Piano, George Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue Steinway’ Piano, and the 500,000th grand piano made by Steinway & Sons, which became ‘The Olympic Steinway’ piano: Beethoven Piano Sonata Op. 111; Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/18/2002.
  • Solo piano performance, Temple Square Concert Series “Cultural Olympics 2002”: Debussy’s Feux d’Artifice; Assembly Hall, Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/09/2002.
  • Solo piano performance, 2002 Chinese New Year and Winter Olympics Celebration Concert: Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/02/2002.
  • Piano performance, 2002 Winter Olympics & Chinese New Year Celebration Concert; Ballroom, Olpin Union Building, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 02/01/2002.
  • Duo piano performance with Jie Lu, Thanksgiving Celebration Concert: three Chinese Folk Songs; The Chinese Christian Church, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 11/2001.
  • Solo piano performance and lecture as invited concert artist, for the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation “Music in our the Schools – fall 2001” program: Beethoven’s life and music; Draper, Utah Performance, completed 11/2001.
  • Solo piano performance, piano master classes, and lecture “Piano Study and International Piano Competitions in the United States of America”; Central Conservatory of Music, Fine Arts College of Chinese Army, Beijing, China, and Conservatory of Music of Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China Performance, completed 05/2001.
  • Collaborative performance with CanyonLands New Music Ensemble and members of the Utah Symphony Orchestra: Gunther Schuller’s piano quartet Sonata Serenata; Libby Gardner Concert Hall Performance, completed 11/2000.
  • Lecture “Music Training in China,” SummerArts Piano Competition; Salt Lake City, Utah Other, completed 09/2000.
  • Solo piano recital as invited guest pianist, Colorado International Music Festival; Boulder, Colorado Performance, completed 04/1999.
  • Solo piano recital, Winner’s Recital; Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City, New York Performance, completed 10/19/1996.
  • Concert appearances as part of SummerArts Piano Festival; England, Scotland, and Switzerland Performance, completed 07/1995.
  • Piano performance as part of SummerArts Performance Tour, Lake Konstanz International Music Festival: Germany Performance, completed 07/1993.
  • Concert appearances as part of SummerArts Performance Tour; Rosenau Concert Hall and Heidelberg Castle in Germany, Jerusalem Center in Israel, and Assembly Hall at Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A Performance, completed 06/1993.
  • Master classes and performance demonstrations with Leon Kirchner; Gardner Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah Performance, completed 03/1993.
  • Master class and performance demonstration with Ann Schein; Aspen Summer Music Camp, Aspen, Colorado Other, completed 08/1991.
  • Guest piano soloist with the Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale conducted by Don Th. Jaeger: Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5, Op.73; Midland, Texas Performance, completed 04/1991.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Recording Project. PI: Ning Lu. University of Utah Teaching Grant, 11/01/2007 - present. Total project budget to date: $5,050.00

Copyrights

  • Ma Sicong, Music for Violin and Piano Vol. 2. Naxos Rights International, 2010. NAXOS 8.570605.
  • Ma Sicoing, Music for Violin and Piano Vio. 1. Naxos Rights International, 2007. NAXOS 8.570600.