The San Diego Chancellor’s Society and fellow UCLA alumni, parents and friends will gather for an exclusive reception and presentation featuring special guest:
Professor of Viola, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
Founding Member, Formosa Quartet
The Evolution of the Viola
Join newly appointed Professor Chen as he shares unique perspective on the evolution of the viola as an award-winning performer and seasoned educator. A highly sought-after soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, Chen is a founding member of the critically acclaimed Formosa Quartet. He will also be performing a short piece, giving attendees a glimpse into why the San Diego Union Tribune hailed him as an artist whose “most impressive aspect of his playing was his ability to find not just the subtle emotion, but the humanity hidden in the music.
RSVP is by invitation only.