2021:

Piano Recital

June 24, 2021. Covenant Presbyterian Church Sanctuary, Madison, WI.

ET presents a recital of Chopin, Tran, and Bach. Freewill offering (suggested: $15 general; $5 student).

Composition Forum Presentation

June 24, 2021.

ET presents a 45-minute lecture on Rzewski: Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues.

Virtual Piano Recital

April 16, 2021. Oakwood Village Auditorium, Madison, WI

ET performs Chopin and Bach transcriptions.

Contemporary Chamber Ensemble

April 8, 2021. Mead Witter School of Music, Madison, WI

ET performs music of Laura Schwendinger as part of the UW School of Music Contemporary Chamber Ensemble.

Oakwood Chamber Players Performance

March 21, 2021. Oakwood Village Auditorium, Madison, WI

ET performs as a guest with the Oakwood Chamber Players. Music of Amédée Rasetti, Jean Cras, Thomas Bretón, Valerie Coleman.

2020:

Composition Concert

December 11, 2020.

ET premieres new music by the composition studio at UW–Madison in a stitched video of young composers' pieces.

Recording Session

November 5, 2020. Collins Recital Hall, Madison, WI

ET records Chopin and Scarlatti.

Music in Performance: Live Recording and Interview

October 2, 2020.

ET performs and discusses music of Chopin, Scarlatti, Schubert, and Messiaen for the online course, Music in Performance, using a combination of live-stream camera and Zoom.

Online Lecture-Recital: How to Cheat at Piano

May 1, 2020.

ET gives a lecture-recital on the history, ethics, and application of redistribution at the piano.

Premiere of Lone Tower for String Orchestra (cancelled due to COVID)

April 25, 2020. Madison, WI

University Strings to premiere ET's Lone Tower.

US National Chopin Competition

February 21, 2020. Miami, FL

ET invited as one of 25 competitors in the 2020 US National Chopin Competition.

Chopin Concerto and Recital

February 16, 2020. Collins Recital Hall, Madison, WI

ET performs Concerto No. 2 Op. 21 in f minor with Manni Lin, orchestral condensation; Etudes Op. 10 No. 8 and Op. 25 No. 6, Nocturne Op. 62 No. 1, Scherzo Op. 54.

Chopin Recital

February 14, 2020. Oakwood Village Auditorium, Madison, WI

ET performs Barcarolle Op. 60, Waltz Op. 42, Polonaise Op. 53, Ballade No. 4. Etudes Op. 10 No. 8 and Op. 25 No. 6, Nocturne Op. 62 No. 1, Scherzo Op. 54.

Chopin Recital

February 12, 2020. Capitol Lakes, Madison, WI

ET performs Barcarolle, Waltz Op. 42, Polonaise Op. 53, Ballade No. 4. Etudes Op. 10 No. 8, Op. 25 No. 6; Nocturne Op. 62 No. 1, Scherzo No. 4.

Music in Performance

February 11, 2020. Madison, WI

ET plays Chopin (Barcarolle, Waltz Op. 42, Polonaise Op. 53, Ballade No. 4). Guest presentation for the course: Music in Performance, Section 3.

Music in Performance

February 11, 2020. Madison, WI

ET plays Chopin (Preludes Op. 28). Guest presentation for the course: Music in Performance, Section 2.

Chopin Recital

February 09, 2020. Oakwood Village Auditorium, Madison, WI

ET performs Mazurkas Op. 17 and Preludes Op. 28.

Chopin Recital

February 07, 2020. Capitol Lakes, Madison, WI

ET performs Mazurkas Op. 17 and Preludes Op. 28.

Chopin Concerto #2

February 05, 2020. Capitol Lakes, Madison, WI

ET performs Chopin Concerto No. 2 Op. 21 in f minor with Manni Lin, orchestral condensation.

Music in Performance

February 02, 2020. Madison, WI

ET plays Chopin (Preludes Op. 28). Guest presentation for the course: Music in Performance, Section 1.

Music in Performance

January 30, 2020. Madison, WI

ET plays Chopin (Preludes Op. 28). Guest presentation for the course: Music in Performance, Section 3.

Music in Performance

January 26, 2020. Madison, WI

ET plays Chopin (Polonaise Op. 53, Barcarolle Op. 60, Waltz Op. 42, Ballade Op. 52). Guest presentation for the course: Music in Performance, Section 1.

Sunset Music and Arts

January 10, 2020. Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, San Francisco, CA

ET plays an all-Chopin solo piano recital, having received acceptance at the US National Chopin Competition.

Violin and Piano Recital

January 4, 2020. San Jose, CA

Paula Su, violin. ET, piano. Grieg Violin Sonata #2; Faure Violin Sonata #1.

Ten Memories of 2019:

Final DMA Recital

December 06, 2019. Collins Recital Hall, Madison, WI

ET performs his "final" solo piano recital at UW–Madison. Music of Rzewski, Brahms, and late works of Chopin.

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Ulssu (Samulnori—Korean Drumming Ensemble)
Workshop and Performance

November 06, 2019. Madison, WI

As part of Ulssu, UW–Madison's Samulnori Ensemble, ET performs on buk. Performing Youngnam and Chungcheong-do.

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Hamel Music Center Opening Concert

October 24, 2019. Hamel Music Center, Madison, WI

ET performs Mary Mixter's Elegy at the opening concert of the Hamel Music Center. Mary Mixter, trombone. ET, piano.

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Contemporary Chamber Ensemble

October 09, 2019. Collins Recital Hall, Madison, WI

ET plays Melinda Wagner's Wing and a Prayer; Alicia Lee, clarinet; Magdalena Sas, cello; Marc Hill, percussion.

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Thomas Schultz Summer Piano Institute

August 18, 2019. Stanford, CA

ET performs at Stanford. Music of Brahms and Rzewski.

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Chautauqua Institute—Happy Dog Duo, guest artists

July 14, 2019. Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, NY. 5PM

Happy Dog Duo featured as guest artists at the Chautauqua Institute.

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PLEYEL DOUBLE PIANO Happy Dog in Iowa

May 03, 2019. Bettendorf, IA

Performing a recital on the historic Pleyel Double Piano.

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ET performs Beethoven and Prokofiev with Emily Allen, cello

April 13, 2019. Morphy Hall, UW-Madison

Beethoven Magic Flute Variations, Cello Sonata #4, and Prokofiev Cello Sonata in C Major.  

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Happy Dog in Idaho

January 18, 2019. Caldwell Fine Arts, Idaho

Performing a piano duo concert for Caldwell Fine Arts, including our two-piano arrangement of Poulenc's Double Piano Concerto. We also performed an outreach concert for a local school.

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Five Memories of 2018:

Happy Dog Concert

July 14, 2018. Bicknell Family Center for the Arts, Pittsburg, KS

Happy Dog Duo performs as the featured artist with the Pittsburg Festival Orchestra: Poulenc Double Piano Concerto. Raúl Munguia, conductor.

24 Chopin Etudes

June 16, 2018. Episcopal Church of the Incarnation, San Francisco, CA

ET performs the complete set of Chopin Etudes Op. 10 and Op. 25 in concert at Sunset Music and Arts.

Happy Dog Recital, Judging, and Keynote Presentation

June 01, 2018. Indianapolis, IN

Happy Dog Duo performs for the National Federation of Music Clubs, judges their competition, and gives a workshop on speed-learning.

Happy Dog Wins 1st Prize at the inaugural MTNA-Stecher and Horowitz Two Piano Competition

March 20, 2018. MTNA Convention, Coronado Springs, FL

Happy Dog takes home 1st prize at the inaugural MTNA-Stecher and Horowitz Two Piano Competition, including a cash prize and broadcast on WQXR!

Bach Concerto in A Major with the UW-Madison Symphony

March 18, 2018. Mills Hall, UW-Madison

ET performs the Bach Concerto BWV 1055 in A Major. Chad Hutchinson, conductor. Part of the Concerto Competition Winners Concert. My favorite Bach!