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SZU HUA (MIA) CHEN | viola
Taiwanese violist Chen, Szu Hua (Mia) has performed solo, chamber, and orchestra concerts in
many cities across Asia, including Taiwan, Singapore, Korea, and China, and the United States.
Through these performances, she has met and worked with a large number of regional and
international artists. Over the years, Ms. Chen has worked and had lessons from the world’s most
notable artists, including Wang, Shao-Wu, Ms. Asdis Valdimarsdottir, Prof. Silverthorne, Jensen
Lam, Chen Che-Yen, Shen Xi-di, Matthew Daline, Huang Hung-Wei, Nobuko Imai, Kazuhide
Isomura, Maxim Rysanov, Su-Zhen, Wang Chang-hai, Huang Hsin-Yun, Takacs Quartet,
London Haydn Quartet, Juilliard Quartet.
Ms. Chen was under the Pyeong Chang Music Festival & School music camp scholarship, full
scholarship of Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore, and
Frank S. Cunkle Scholarship in Eastman. During her time at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of
Music, Ms. Chen performed with the principals from NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester at
Shanghai Orchestra Academy in 2017 as the school representative. In 2019, she and her school
performed in Korea. She is also a freelance of the National Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Chen is
currently studying at Eastman School of Music for Master’s Degree and under the tutelage of
prof. Masumi Per Rostad and finished her Bachelor’s degree at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of
Music, National University of Singapore. Ms. Chen plays a viola made by Carl Becker in 1953
from Chimei Museum.