Chiacheng Sen

In 2021, Chiacheng Sen won the Platinum Medal in the North American International Virtuoso Music Competition. In previous years, she also won the first prize in the Australian Vocal and Concerto Competition, second prize in the International Music Competition Grand Prize Virtuoso in Rome, third prize in the Rising Stars Grand Prix in Berlin, and American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition which led to her Carnegie Hall debut. She also won first prize in United States Open Music Competition, second prize in the Performing Arts Scholarship Foundation, Second prize in International Young Artist Piano Competition in Washington DC. When Chiacheng Sen was 12, she won her first competition in the Creative Art Competition hosted by Taiwan Television and Min Sheng Bao. She played Jeux D’eau by Ravel and won a cash prize of 20000 NTD. Chiacheng Sen received master degree from the New England Conservatory of Music and doctoral degree in Piano Performance with full scholarship from UC Santa Barbara. She worked in the UCSB music department as a collaborative piano teaching assistant for four years, teaching both undergraduate and graduate students. After graduation in 2011, Chiacheng worked at East Los Angeles College, Orange County School of the Arts, and Long Beach City College and other music schools as piano instructor and staff pianist. In 2018, Chiacheng collaborated with renowned violinist/ composer Jeremy Cohen from Quartet San Francisco in a memorial concert of Raymond Scott at Colony Theatre. Besides her career as an extraordinary pianist with wide interests, she also plays with the Orchestra Collective of Orange County as a violinist.

You can find Chiacheng’s 2022 International Piano Competition performance here.