World renowned pianist Dr. Susan Tang will be playing a special performance at the Langley Community Music School on Sept. 13.

World renowned pianist Dr. Susan Tang will be playing a special performance at the Langley Community Music School on Sept. 13.

Langley Community Music School hosts world renowned pianist

Dr. Susan Tang returns to Langley on Sept. 13 for a special performance at the Langley Community Music School

Dr. Susan Tang has dazzled audiences world-wide with her piano performances, and now the Langley Community Music School (LCMS) alumna is returning to Langley on Sunday Sept. 13 to perform the works of Chopin, Ives and Ligeti.

Hosted by LCMS, the Concerts Café Classico will begin in the afternoon at 2:30 p.m. with a pre-concert conversation with Tang, highlighting stories and achievements as a performer and educator.

There will be a short break with coffee and refreshments, before the performance from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Tang is assistant professor of piano at Northeastern Illinois University.

Following a successful New York debut at Carnegie-Weill Hall, she has performed throughout Canada, the United States, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, Korea and Columbia.

Tang received both her bachelor and masters of music in piano performance from Eastman School of Music, and her doctor of music arts in piano performance from Manhattan School of Music.

She is also a star alumna of LCMS, having studied with LCMS principal Susan Magnusson.

“We are so pleased to welcome Susan Tang home to LCMS,” said artistic director Elizabeth Bergmann.

“She is a stunning pianist, and we are proud to have been part of nurturing her success.

“We are sure that people in the community that have known Susan as a Langley student will enjoy hearing her now as a professional artist. ”

Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students.

Season passes for the concert series are available and give 15 per cent off regular ticket prices. Passes are $92 for adults, $77 for seniors, and $59 for students.

There are also Concerts Café Classico flex passes for any four concerts in the series at $65 for adults and $54 for seniors.

To purchase, call the box office at 604-534-2848.

 

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Langley Community Music School is hosting their annual Fall Community Day Open House on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 12-2:00 p.m.

This year features a free concert with children’s entertainer Will Stroet at 12:15 p.m. in Rose Gellert Hall.

Stroet is an award winning entertainer and star of Will’s Jams on Kids’ CBC television.

He performs a high-energy and educational show with fun actions and sing-a-long choruses that inspires kids to be active, healthy, creative and engaged.

The open house also has a Suzuki information session and a free mini Orff class for 3 to 5-year-olds, both at 1 p.m.

Open to all ages, this open house is a great opportunity to explore a variety of musical instruments, learn about the programs and classes, and meet the teachers.

Register for your free ticket for the Will Stroet concert by calling 604-534-2848 or visiting www.langleymusic.com. Seating is limited.

Registration for Fall classes will also be available at the open house.

Langley Community Music School and the Rose Gellert Hall are located at 4899 207 St.

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