Sunset Music and Arts concert: Patrick Galvin & Jennifer Hou

Saturday, February 19, 2022, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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Date: Saturday February 19, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets: $20/$25


  1. Nocturne in C# minor – Chopin/trans. Milstein
  2. Souvenir – J. Sibelius
  3. Poéme – E. Chausson
  4. Louisiana Blues Strut (A Cakewalk) – Coleridge-Taylor Parkinson
  5. Fratres (for Violin and Piano) – Arvo Pärt

Jennifer Hou is an Australian pianist and a second-year Masters student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She studies with Corey McVicar and Jon Nakamatsu and is the piano department assistant. Jennifer has performed at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Town Hall and NSW Parliament House, and made her concerto debut with the North Sydney Symphony Orchestra in 2018. She is an alumni of the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival (2021), and has also participated in masterclasses in Europe. Jennifer completed her Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours, and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of New South Wales in 2019. She is generously supported by the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, the PPCA Performers Trust Foundation, and the American Australian Association Arts Fund.

Patrick Galvin is a graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Camilla Wicks and Wei He. Patrick also spent two years studying violin with Barbara Gorzynska at the Prayner Konservatorium in Vienna, Austria.

Patrick made his solo debut at age 11 with the Oakland East Bay Symphony playing the Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1. He was winner of the East Bay Young Artist Competition in 2000, the Yehudi Menuhin/Helen Dowling award in 2002 and the Kensington Young Artist Competition in 2003. In April 2004 he was the soloist with the Kensington Symphony playing the Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No 5. He has also performed at the Junior Bach Festival. In 2013 and 2015, Patrick competed in the Johannes Brahms International Competition in Pörtschach, Austria.

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