Josephine Chou, USA
Josephine Chou is a 7th grader at Los Gatos Christian School and is currently studying with Professor Hans Boepple. Since beginning lessons at age four, Josephine has won numerous competitions prizes including the Seattle International Piano Competition, the San Jose International Piano Competition, the Pacific Music Society, CAPMT Concerto Competition, San Francisco Chopin Competition, the MTAC Concerto
Competition, the MTAC Piano Solo Competition, and the CAPMT Honors Audition. She performed the Haydn Piano Concerto in D Major 1st movement and the complete Mozart Concerto No.9 with the Winchester Orchestra in 2012 and 2013. Recently, she has just played Chopin Concerto #1 with El Camino Orchestra.
In addition to performing solo and with symphony, she also enjoys chamber music very much. She is thrilled to be an audition-selected young performer in the Music@menlo chamber program for the past 2 years. She has also participated in many community outreach programs at retirement centers, libraries, hospitals, and serves as an accompanist for her school’s choir.
Josephine has had master classes/coachings with Wu Han, Ruth Slenczynska, Gilbert Kalish, Gilles Vonsattel, and Antonio Pompa-Baldi. Besides music, she loves to read and spend time with her family and friends.