NEWS

Teng Appointed Director of Guarneri Hall Summer
Music Academy
6.5.2020

Teng has been appointed director of the Guarneri Hall Summer Music Academy, which will be taking place virtually in its inaugural year from July 12-31, 2020. Guest clinicians include James Ehnes, Paul Huang, and Miriam Fried. More information can be found here.

Teng Featured in Fra Noi
5.18.2020

The Teng Studio Tour to San Marino and Italy was featured in the June Issue of Fra Noi, the Chicago-based Italian-American magazine. You can read the article here.

Students Place at Local Competitions
2.3.2020

Congratulations to the several Teng Studio students who placed at recent competitions locally!

Maia Law:

Honorable Mention, DePaul Concerto Festival

Runner-up, New Trier High School Concerto Competition

Jasmine Horton:

Second Place Junior Division, Society for American Musicians Competition

Teng and Student Perform in California
1.24.2020

Teng and student Maia Law performed the Bach Concert for Two Violins in D Minor with Symphony Irvine in Bellflower, CA under the baton of Maestro Dean Anderson. 

Teng Joins Pacific Music Institute Faculty
12.4.2019

Teng has been appointed to the faculty of the Pacific Music Institute, the summer festival of the Hawaii Youth Symphony in Honolulu, HI. 

Student places at Confucius Competition
12.2.2019

Jasmine Horton placed second in the junior I division of the 34th Music Festival in Honor of Confucius. She performed Introduction and Tarantelle by Sarasate and "Peach Blossoms" (trad.)

Student places at Sejong Competition
11.17.2019

Maia Law, a senior at New Trier High School, placed second in the senior division of the 2019 Sejong Music Competition. She performed the first movement of the Brahms concerto and "Chant de l'Oiseau" by Min Jong Park.

Milwaukee Concert Series
11.11.2019

In preparation for the upcoming Teng Studio-In-Residence tour to San Marino and Italy, the studio performed a series of concerts in Milwaukee, WI at various retirement communities and private homes. Students gained valuable experience traveling and performing as well as providing music for appreciative seniors citizens.

Four Student Concertmasters
9.8.2019

Four students were awarded concertmaster positions at their school and youth orchestras this fall! Congratulations to the new leaders of CYSO Debut Orchestra, Rockford Symphony Youth Orchestra, Jones Symphony Orchestra, and New Trier Symphony Orchestra!

Montecito 2019
8.1.2019

The Teng Studio wrapped up another successful summer at the Montecito International Music Festival. Students were awarded merit scholarships and a junior fellowship. A Teng Studio student sat concertmaster of the orchestra, and another was one of the youngest students ever admitted to the festival! Students played in masterclasses for Cho-Liang Lin, Andrés Cárdenes, Linda Rose, Peter Takács, and Martin Beaver. Time to prepare for next year!

Teng Studio-in-Residence: San Marino and Italy
6.20.2019

The Teng studio  will be traveling to San Marino and Italy in the fall to give concerts and masterclasses hosted by San Marino Youth Chamber Orchestra - Istituto Musicale Sammarinese in San Marino, Conservatorio Bruno Maderna in Cesena, Italy, and Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali "Pietro Mascagni" in Livorno, Italy.

Student Wins Scholarships
2.29.2019

Kodai Speich won the 2019 Chandler Starr Miller Award in both the senior piano division and the senior string division - congratulations, Kodai!

Teng Joins DePaul University Faculty
8.31.2018

Teng has been appointed to the string pedagogy faculty of the DePaul University School of Music. 

Student Wins Fulbright Scholarship
7.27.2018

Lucy Little has been named a 2018-2019 Fulbright-Schuman grantee to the European Union, where she will work with the nonprofit Musicians Without Boarders.

Montecito 2018
7.27.2018

The Teng Studio wrapped up another successful summer at the Montecito International Music Festival. Students were awarded merit scholarships and a junior fellowship, and played in the opening gala concert. Students played in masterclasses for Martin Beaver, Samuel Fischer, Danwen Jiang, and Peter Zazofsky. They also soloed with the Montecito Festival Orchestra. Teng Studio students sat co-concertmaster, assistant concertmaster, co-principal second, and assistant principal second. Mr. Teng also stepped in last-minute to teach a masterclass. Time to prepare for next year!

Chicago Summer Opera
7.20.2018

It was a successful inaugural year of Chicago Summer Opera's String Program. Violin student Serena Scibelli had lessons with Addison Teng and Amy Hess, played in a private coaching with Jeremy Black (Grant Park Orchestra concertmaster and Pittsburgh Symphony principal second), and performed in the orchestra for Mozart's The Magic Flute.

Teng Studio-in-Residence: Thessaloniki, Greece
6.14.2018

The Teng studio  will be traveling to Greece in November to give masterclasses, lectures, and concerts hosted by the University of Macedonia - Thessaloniki in conjunction with the Greek Society for Music Education.

Outstanding Young Alumni Award 
4.19.2018

Addison Teng has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni Award from  Oberlin College and Conservatory. The award, which was established to recognize young alumni from the college and conservatory who have distinguished themselves in either their professional career or their service to humanity, will be presented on May 27 during Oberlin's commencement weekend.

Montecito 2017
8.4.2017

The Teng Studio wrapped up another successful summer at the Montecito International Music Festival. Students were awarded merit scholarships and played in masterclasses for Cho-Liang Lin, Stephen Miahky, Emanuel Borok, and Mitch Newman. They also soloed with the Montecito Festival Orchestra with the Bach Concerto for Two Violins and the Bach Violin Concerto in A minor as a part of the concerto competition winner's reading. Time to prepare for next year!

Masterclass at Lawrence University
3.30.2017

Teng gave a masterclass to undergraduate violin students at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. 

Teng Studio-In-Residence: Cebu
12.1.2016

The Teng Studio embarked on a seven day tour to the Philippines, giving lessons, concerts and masterclasses. The mission of this residency was to promote cultural ties through music as well as to let our students experience how music can shape lives. 

Montecito International Music Festival 2016
7.29.2016

The Teng Studio wrapped up another successful summer at the Montecito International Music Festival. Students were awarded merit scholarships and the senior fellowship. They performed in the opening and final gala concerts. Students played in masterclasses for Martin Beaver, Alexander Treger, Emmanuel Borok, and Lorenz Gamma. The senior fellowship student played a Mozart piano trio with Lynn Harrell in a chamber music concert. Time to prepare for next year!

Masterclass at Shenzhen Arts School
12.30.2015

Teng gave a masterclass to students at the Shenzhen Arts School in China.

MIC Faculty & Guest Artist Series
9.19.2015

Teng performed the first movement of Beethoven's Spring Sonata with pianist Elaine Felder as part of the Music Institute of Chicago's Faculty and Guest Artist Series at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston, Illinois.

Masterclass at OPUS Music Camp
8.4.2015

Teng gave a chamber music masterclass for high school students at OPUS Music Camp in Naperville, Illinois.

Montecito International Music Festival 2015
7.31.2015

The Teng Studio wrapped up another successful summer at the Montecito International Music Festival. Students were awarded merit scholarships and the senior fellowship. They performed in the opening and final gala concerts. Students played in masterclasses for Joseph Silverstein, Glenn Dicterow, and Alexander Treger. Time to prepare for next year!

Golden Chamber Music Festival
5.19.2015

Teng joined the faculty of the Golden Chamber Music program in South Haven, Michigan. He gave coachings to adult chamber music groups over the four-day festival.

Masterclasses at Four City Talent Education
2.9.2015

Teng gave two days of masterclasses for middle school through undergraduate violin students at Four City Talent Education, a pre-college program in London, Ontario.

Masterclass at Shenzhen Arts School
12.29.2014

Teng gave a masterclass to students at the Shenzhen Arts School in China.

MIC 85th Anniversary Faculty Concert
9.20.2014

Teng performed the first movement of Ravel's String Quartet with other faculty members as part of the Music Institute of Chicago's 85th Anniversary Faculty Concert at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston, Illinois.

Montecito International Music Festival 2014
8.1.2014

The Teng Studio wrapped up a successful first summer at the Montecito International Music Festival. Students were awarded merit scholarships and played in a masterclass for Paul Kantor. Time to prepare for next year!

Masterclasses at Four City Talent Education
3.23.2014

Teng gave two days of masterclasses for middle school through undergraduate violin students at Four City Talent Education, a pre-college program in London, Ontario.

MIC Faculty Recital
6.3.2013

Teng gave a faculty recital at the Music Institute of Chicago's Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston, Illinois. The program included works by Ravel, Mozart, Elgar, and Dvorak.

Masterclass in Rio de Janeiro
3.27.2013

Teng gave a masterclass for violin students at "Villa-Lobos e as Criancas", a music school in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Teng joins MIC faculty
2.1.2013

Teng has joined the violin and chamber music faculty at the Music Institute of Chicago.

Contact: ateng@depaul.edu

 

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