Join the Office of Student Affairs in partnership with the NYU Steinhardt Piano Studies Department for our March Piano Series, featuring Hui Sophia Zhou and William Hume from Steinhardt! A light reception will follow the concert.
Hui Sophia Zhou
J.S, Bach: Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 875
Arlene Sierra: Scarab
Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 12 in F Major, KV332
Handel: Suite No. 7 in g minor, HWV 432
Chopin: Polonaise in Ab Major, Op. 53
Rachmaninoff: Étude-Tableau Op. 39 No. 5 in E-flat minor
John Ireland: Equinox
Michael Finnissy: “A Foggy Day In A London Town”
Hui (Sophia) Zhou is a pianist, educator, and researcher based on New York City. She has performed extensively at major cities of America and China with a repertoire extending from the early 16th century to the 21st, served as a member and Judge of Music Committee, while she also published papers and book as a researcher. Hui (Sophia) Zhou gave her Carnegie Hall debut in 2018. As a pianist and researcher, she majorly focuses on contemporary music has a strong connection with living composers. She is currently pursuing an Advanced Certificate in Piano Performance and Pedagogy with Dr. Marilyn Nonke at NYU Steinhardt, where she also serves on the adjunct piano faculty.
Pianist William Hume is establishing himself as a soloist, collaborator and music advocate. He has performed on the National Public Radio program “From the Top,” at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, and Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall. William has received awards in numerous competitions, including The American Prize, The ENKOR Piano and Violin Competition, where he also serves as an annual jury member, The National Federation of Music Clubs, and The New Jersey Young Artist Piano Competition. William is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music where he earned a Bachelor of Music Degree and the Arts Leadership Certificate. He is currently pursuing a Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy at NYU Steinhardt and studies with Dr. Marilyn Nonken. Additionally, he serves as an adjunct faculty instructor teaching piano to undergraduates. Working with local schools, the Salvation Army, nursing homes, non-profits and professional music organizations, William strives to enrich all audiences through educational performances and presentations.