Wayne Weng has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Canada, the United States, England, Italy, France, Holland, Belgium, Austria, Serbia, Egypt, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. He has performed concerti with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and other major orchestras across Canada and the United States. He has broadcast on radio stations across North America including CBC Radio, WFMT Chicago and WQXR New York.
Mr. Weng is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the City University of New York Graduate Center and holds a Bachelor of Music degree and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, Master’s degrees from Mannes College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and an Artist Diploma from Yale University.
He is represented by Classics Alive Artists management
Susan Evans was born in Wales, where she began piano studies at the age of 5, and as a teenager performed for several years as a cellist in the National Youth Orchestra of Wales. After preparing for her LRSM in piano performance at the age of 15, she went on to study piano, cello and composition with Nigel Amherst, Michael Evans and Imogen Holst at Dartington College of Arts in Devon.
In 2000 she obtained her Bachelor of Music at UBC, where she studied piano with Robert Rogers, Terry Dawson and Rena Sharon, harpsichord with Doreen Oke and composition with Stephen Chatman and Keith Hamel. Her compositions have been performed by Elektra Women’s Choir as part of the Vancouver Festival of Music, and at various venues in the Lower Mainland and in Switzerland.
Born and raised in North Vancouver, Brennan’s early piano studies began with Helene McLewin, Kelly Nobles, and Aline Banno. Brennan holds a Bachelors of Music degree in piano from the University of British Columbia, studying with Terence Dawson, Rena Sharon, and Miranda Wong. As well, he holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia, an A.R.C.T. Diploma in piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music, and a L.B.C.M. Diploma in piano performance from the British Columbia Conservatory of Music. He is a certified Kelly Kirby Piano Method instructor and a member of the B.C. Registered Music Teachers Association.
He has participated in multiple summer programs exploring vocal collaboration and chamber music with the Vancouver International Song Institute and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Whistler Institute. As well, he has previously been a piano accompanist for ballet classes at Pro Arte Centre and Hz Ballet Classique.